14 R Markdown

14.1 R Markdown: The Definitive Guide

Yihui Xie, J. J. Allaire, Garrett Grolemund

The first official book authored by the core R Markdown developers that provides a comprehensive and accurate reference to the R Markdown ecosystem. With R Markdown, you can easily create reproducible data analysis reports, presentations, dashboards, interactive applications, books, dissertations, websites, and journal articles, while enjoying the simplicity of Markdown and the great power of R and other languages.


14.2 R Markdown Cookbook

Yihui Xie, Christophe Dervieux, Emily Riederer

This book showcases short, practical examples of lesser-known tips and tricks to helps users get the most out of these tools. After reading this book, you will understand how R Markdown documents are transformed from plain text and how you may customize nearly every step of this processing. For example, you will learn how to dynamically create content from R code, reference code in other documents or chunks, control the formatting with customer templates, fine-tune how your code is processed, and incorporate multiple languages into your analysis.


14.3 Getting used to R, RStudio, and R Markdown

Chester Ismay

This resource is designed to provide new users to R, RStudio, and R Markdown with the introductory steps needed to begin their own reproducible research. A review of many of the common R errors encountered (and what they mean in layman’s terms) will also provided be provided.


14.4 Introduction to R Markdown

Michael Clark

The goal is for you to be able to get quickly started with your own document, and understand the possibilities available to you. You will get a feel for the basic mechanics at play, as well as have ideas on how to customize the result to your own tastes.


14.5 RMarkdown for Scientists

Nicholas Tierney

This is a book on rmarkdown, aimed for scientists. It was initially developed as a 3 hour workshop, but is now developed into a resource that will grow and change over time as a living book.


14.6 Pimp my RMD: a few tips for R Markdown

Yan Holtz

R markdown creates interactive reports from R code. This post provides a few tips I use on a daily basis to improve the appearance of output documents.