How to build an R line chart, step by step (and the importance of process)

Last week, I was talking to a guy who’s learning analytics, coaching him on what skills to learn next and helping him plan a career path. He’s a smart guy with an analytical background and minor coding experience, but he’s new to R.

Towards the end of the conversation, I asked him, “what’s the biggest challenge you have right now, learning analytics.”

His response? “The code is intimidating.”