Data and functions to accompany the book "Learning R".

Crabs in the English channel, deer skulls, English monarchs, half-caste Manga characters, Jamaican cities, Shakespeare's The Tempest, drugged up cyclists and sexually transmitted diseases.


Data and functions to accompany the book Learning R.

To install, you first need the devtools package.


Then you can install the learningr package using

install_github("learningr", "richierocks")

Some filenames have been changed slightly to conform to CRAN portability requirements. To change them back to those in the book, type:



0.2-9 Made CRAN-compatible. 0.2-8 Contains data and functions for "Learning R" book v1.0.

Reference manual

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0.29 by Richie Cotton, 6 years ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Richie Cotton

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Unlimited license

Imports plyr

Suggests knitr

See at CRAN