[R] Intro to Programming R Book

Joerg van den Hoff j.van_den_hoff at fz-rossendorf.de
Thu Aug 24 17:38:18 CEST 2006

Raphael Fraser wrote:
> I am new to R and am looking for a book that can help in learning to
> program in R. I have looked at the R website suggested books but I am
> still not sure which book best suite my needs. I am interesting in
> programming, data manipulation not statistics. Any suggestions?
> Raphael
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"S Programming" by Venables and Ripley (Springer) seems the only(?) one 
around targeting the language, not it's applications. luckily, it's very 
good. for the rest (things specific to R, e.g. package development, 
namespaces etc.) I think one can only resort to the R manuals .

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