8 Bookdown

8.1 bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown

This short book introduces an R package, bookdown, to change your workflow of writing books. It should be technically easy to write a book, visually pleasant to view the book, fun to interact with the book, convenient to navigate through the book, straightforward for readers to contribute or leave feedback to the book author(s), and more importantly, authors should not always be distracted by typesetting details.


8.2 A Minimal Book Example

This is a sample book written in Markdown.