How to Use geom_smooth in R

An image that shows a ggplot2 scatterplot with a smooth trend line created with geom smooth.

This tutorial will show you how to use the geom_smooth function in R. It explains what geom_smooth does, explains the syntax, and shows step-by-step examples of how to use this function. If you need something specific, you can click on any of the following links. These links will take you directly to the appropriate place … Read more

Why R is My Favorite Language for “First Time” Data Scientists

Probably the most common question I get from new data science students is, “Which language should I learn … R or Python?” This is a somewhat complex question to answer, because it depends on who you are and what your goals are. Having said that, I do have a preference for first time data scientists. … Read more