To maximize our time spent doing fun things I'm hoping everyone can get the following simple things done. If you have any problems with any of them, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Go to the download page for R Studio Desktop and download the correct version you will need for the workshop.
NOTE: Bring a laptop.
Once you have installed R Studio make sure its
working by starting R Studio and in the bottom left pane labeled
I will try to make everything as simple as possible, but sometimes its just easier to use GitHub. I will make some code snippets and other resources available there for the workshop.
Go to GitHub and create an account.
You should also get the appropriate tools for your machine at the download site.
To make sure everything is working, and get a little familiar with Git and Github you can also follow this nifty little Hello World guide.
Sign up for a Shiny Apps account at shinyapps.io, this will give us a nice way to possibly share our work during the day. Shiny Apps is free at the lowest level of service.
Send me an email at the email below and tell me a little about yourself. It would be especially helpful to know
I have set up a Github Repository for the workshop materials. I will populate it both before and during the workshop. There is currently a tentative schedule there.