R in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition – A welcome update to an excellent reference guide – #programming #bookreview

R in a Nutshell: 2nd Edition Joseph Adler (O’Reilly, paperback – Kindle) Attention, statisticians, data scientists, data journalists, mathematicians, graphics specialists, and others who use the R programming language.  Joseph Adler has updated his popular “desktop quick reference guide” to R. If you aren’t familiar with R, it is a “free software environment for statistical … Continue reading R in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition – A welcome update to an excellent reference guide – #programming #bookreview

Exploring Everyday Things with R and Ruby – An entertaining & challenging guide to learning 2 languages – #programming #bookreview

Exploring Everyday Things with R and Ruby Sau Sheong Chang (O’Reilly, paperback – Kindle) Sau Sheong Chang has embarked joyfully on Mission Next-to-Impossible. With his new book, he wants to inspire everyone to recapture at least some of their childhood passion for exploring and discovering. “For many professional programmers,” he writes, “coding is a job. It’s drudgery, low-level work that … Continue reading Exploring Everyday Things with R and Ruby – An entertaining & challenging guide to learning 2 languages – #programming #bookreview

Machine Learning for Hackers – Analyzing & displaying data using R – #bookreview #in #programming

Machine Learning for Hackers By Drew Conway and John Myles White (O’Reilly, paperback, list price $39.99; Kindle edition, list price $31.99) The word “hacker“ has a very bad reputation in many parts of the computer world. This book’s two authors, however, offer a different and much more positive view. “Far from the stylized depictions of nefarious … Continue reading Machine Learning for Hackers – Analyzing & displaying data using R – #bookreview #in #programming