Are the SAS and R courses on coursera worth anything?

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  • swirl

    :cyclone: Learn R, in R.

    I have not tried the Coursera ones, but I am trying to learn R currently and I’ve really been enjoying Datacamp! I’m also going to check out code academy and swirlstats to supplement my knowledge. Then my plan is to just take one of those skill assessments on LinkedIn for my profile. I don’t know if there’s an “official” R certification.

  • r4ds

    R for data science: a book

    Read “R for Data Science” by Hadley Wickham and Garret Grolemund. It’s free and is the Bible of the tidyverse, a library you will run into everywhere if you use R for data analysis.

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