Chapter 2 System setup

Learning objectives:

  • Check which version of R you are using
  • Check which version of RStudio you are using
  • Use {pak} to install packages
  • Use {devtools} to simplify common package development tasks
  • Configure your .Rprofile to operate in developer mode
  • Set RStudio hotkeys for package development tasks
  • Enable a full build toolchain on your system
  • Find and fix issues with your developer setup

Note: These slides incorporate some content from What They Forgot to Teach You About R by Jennifer Bryan, Jim Hester, Shannon Pileggi, and E. David Aja