Chapter 3 Workshops

These materials can be used for independent study, but they have also been used to support:

3.1 Pre-workshop set-up

Optional reading on the big picture motivation: Why Git? Why GitHub?

It is vital that you attempt to set up your system in advance. You cannot show up at the workshop with no preparation and keep up!

Try this. Best case scenario is about 1 - 2 hours. If you hit a wall, we will help:


These are battle-tested instructions, so most will succeed. We believe in you! If you have trouble, reach out for help and stick with it. Where to get help:

3.2 rstudio::conf 2019

2-day workshop: What They Forgot to Teach You About R
Will have substantial coverage of Git/GitHub + R/Rmd/RStudio
January 15-16, rstudio::conf 2019 Training Days, Austin, TX

Registered workshop participants should use this thread on to discuss system prep woes.

3.3 Previous workshops