Teaching statistics involves teaching statistical software. What is the best statistical software to my opinion (and the opinion of thousands of other), of course R .

A nice IDE is always useful, please consider using R

Why is R so great ?

  • Because it’s reasonnably easy
  • Because most new statistical methods are available on R
  • Because of active R communnity: many open-source online help and many exmaples

Here are some of my last discoveries or my favorite ones

R and data science

Some inspiring plots