[R] How to google for R stuff?
ianfiske at gmail.com
Wed May 20 15:19:52 CEST 2009
www.rseek.org is the best solution to this that I have found.
> Hi! I'm new to R programming, though I've been programming in other
> languages for years.
> One thing I find most frustrating about R is how difficult it is to use
> Google (or any other search tool) to look for answers to my R-related
> questions. With languages with even slightly more distinctive names like
> Perl, Java, Python, Matlab, OCaml, etc., usually including the name of the
> language in the query is enough to ensure that the top hits are relevant.
> But this trick does not work for R, because the letter R appears by
> in so many pages, that the chaff overwhelms the wheat, so to speak.
> So I'm curious to learn what strategies R users have found to get around
> this annoyance.
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