Getting RYou can get R here. Once you have installed R, it is a good idea to also install RStudio, which you can download here. RStudio is an integrated development environment (IDE) which allows you to simultaneously edit and run your code, see the output and the variables in memory, etc.
Using RA few links to online information:
- If you know MatLab, then the following page will be useful: R for MatLab users. This page is also useful for those who do not know MatLab as it contains a brief summary of helpful commands.
- R-bloggers (here) is a good source of information on R.
- Stack overflow (here) has an enormous number of programming questions answered.