- Jenny Bryan, Vincenzo Coia, and Giulio Valentino Dalla Riva’s STAT 545/547
- Karl Broman’s “Tools for Reproducible Research” includes slides, notes, code, and homework assignments for a variety of topics related to computing, such as R, R Markdown, git/GitHub, and GNU Make.
- Rafael Irizzary and Heather Mattie’s “Introdcution to Data Science” in the Harvard School of Public Health.
R and RStudio
- Kasia Kulma discusses how to manage projects.
Git and GitHub
- I wrote a few notes on git and GitHub.
- Scott Chacon and Ben Straub’s Pro Git [web] provides a comprehensive description of git.
- The many-authored paper "Ten Simple Rules for Taking Advantage of Git and GitHub. [journal]
- RStudio’s guide to version control [web]
- How the Wiredcraft team uses GitHub.
- My Bare Basics Introduction to the Makefile.
- Karl Broman’s Minimal Make expands on the bare basics a bit. See especially his discussion of the automatic variable
$<. Note that his
Makefiles use the dated
R CMD rather than the newer, preferred,
Rscript command (see here).
- Thomas Leeper targets his short description of Make at researchers already familiar with R.
- Karl Broman has notes from his course on reproducible research.
- Thomas Leeper created a GitHub rep with a simple example, including a graph of the DAG.
- Keiran Healy has a chapter that focus on how to use Make.
- Mike Bostock discusses why he uses a
- Political science’s own Zach Jones argues that researchers should use a `Makefile.
- Paul Butler argues for Make
- Rob Hyndman discusses how he uses GNU Make.
- Software Carpentry’s Automation and Make provides as much detail as you’ll ever need when using GNU Make for empirical research projects.
Makefiles for latent-dissent, hoc, and unnecessary.
- The CalTech Rules for Writing Papers.
- Zach Elkin’s collection of writing resources.
- Will Radcliff’s advice on talks.
- Uncle Wuffle’s advice on job talks.
- Keiran Healy’s advice about slides.
- How to improve a table [web]
- Use this tool to add points and see how the least-squares fit changes.