[R Course] How to: Use Rstudio Cloud

R Courses

A Beginner’s Guide

Thierry Warin https://warin.ca/aboutme.html (HEC Montréal and CIRANO (Canada))https://www.hec.ca/en/profs/thierry.warin.html

Nüance-R provides this course for you to know how to create an account on Rstudio Cloud and use it! Take a look at this course!

Create an account

  1. Go to the Rstudio Cloud website : https://rstudio.cloud/.

  2. Click on the [GET STARTED FOR FREE] button.

  1. Click on the [Sign Up] button.

4. Choose which way you want to sign up.

Consult the Guide

To learn how to use Rstudio Cloud, a guide is provided for you to learn the basics.

  1. Click on the [Guide] button.

  1. The guide will be displayed

Create a New Project

  1. Click on the [New Project] button.

  1. This page will appear.

Create an Rmd file

  1. Click on the [+] green button, then on [R Markdown…] button.

  1. This window will appear, click on the [Yes] button.

  1. After a few minutes, this new window will appear. You can choose a title and an author for your document. Once it’s done, click on the [OK] button.

  1. Now you can save your document, by clicking on the [floppy disk] button.

  1. Choose a name for your Rmd file and then save it.

  1. You can see your Rmd file in the bottom right panel.

Install R packages

  1. In your console, copy paste the function install.packages(). Inside the (), write the name of the package you are using inside quotation marks "". In this case the package tidyverse is chosen to be installed.

  1. Do not worry about this red text. It says that the package installation is done.

You are all set!


For attribution, please cite this work as

Warin (2021, Jan. 7). Thierry Warin, PhD: [R Course] How to: Use Rstudio Cloud. Retrieved from https://warin.ca/posts/rcourse-howto-userstudiocloud/

BibTeX citation

  author = {Warin, Thierry},
  title = {Thierry Warin, PhD: [R Course] How to: Use Rstudio Cloud},
  url = {https://warin.ca/posts/rcourse-howto-userstudiocloud/},
  year = {2021}