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Why Learn ggplot2?

This course is a great introduction to both fundamental data visualization concepts and the R programming language. R is used by professionals in the Data Analysis and Data Science fields as part of their daily work.

Take-Away Skills

In this course, you will learn how to use one of R’s most popular packages — ggplot. This package is all about creating beautiful images based on your data. We’ll walk you through how to create some of the most common graphs and charts like histograms, scatter plots, and bar charts. We will also show you how to customize your images. R gives you total control over the colors you want to use, the labels you display, and even the tick marks on your axes. Let’s dive in and start making some great images!

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  1. 1
    Learn the basics of how to create visualizations using the popular R package ggplot2.
  2. 2
    Dive deeper into ggplot2 and learn how to make a variety of different types of visualizations

What you'll create

Portfolio projects that showcase your new skills

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How you'll master it

Stress-test your knowledge with quizzes that help commit syntax to memory

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I know from first-hand experience that you can go in knowing zero, nothing, and just get a grasp on everything as you go and start building right away.
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