My Favourite Tool: R

This post originally appeared on the Software Carpentry website.

My favorite tool for data analysis is R.

I have used it for a few years now, I feel at ease when I need to work with tabular data. Using R makes my work enjoyable. I can clean my data in one place - RStudio - and then work with it creating new graphics. I also enjoy learning new things in R. Its constant development gives you the chance to learn a bit more every day. This is thanks to a huge collaborative community that supports you, with quick answers, with examples, and with new packages.

– Paula Andrea Martinez, Data scientist / Postdoc / Data Analysis and Bioinformatics. @orchid00

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