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Defensive R Programming

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Course Features

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Duration

4 hours

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Delivery Method

Online

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Available on

Limited Access

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Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop, Laptop

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Language

English

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Subtitles

English

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Level

Intermediate

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Teaching Type

Self Paced

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Video Content

4 hours

Course Description

R scripts are easy to write. Good R code is not easy. This course will cover defensive programming. It is a set of standard techniques that can be used in order to reduce bugs and improve team work. We will talk about how to avoid common mistakes and how to deal with those that do occur. The course will conclude with a discussion about when to move from script to package and project.

Course Overview

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Virtual Labs

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International Faculty

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Post Course Interactions

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Hands-On Training,Instructor-Moderated Discussions

Skills You Will Gain

Prerequisites/Requirements

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Intermediate R

What You Will Learn

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Learn defensive programming in R to make your code more robust

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In this first chapter, you'll learn what defensive programming is, and how to use existing packages for increased efficiency

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Programming is simpler when you get feedback on your code execution. In R, we use messages, warnings and errors to signal to keep the user informed

Course Instructors

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Colin Gillespie

Assoc Prof at Newcastle University, Consultant at Jumping Rivers

Colin is the author of Efficient R Programming, published by O'Reilly media. He is an Associate Professor of Statistics at Newcastle University, UK and regularly works with Jumping Rivers to provide ...

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