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The basic gestalt of the language would be working with data.frames and getting used to functional programming and list-based data.

And, of course, exploratory data analysis using graphs.

I should be able to write a couple of diaries on that - I just hope they won't come up too arid/boring/technical.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jun 22nd, 2008 at 06:53:24 PM EST
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Just make sure you are graphing something of interest in each tutorial, it should be all right.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sun Jun 22nd, 2008 at 08:17:49 PM EST
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