Mini-homework 2b – Visualization practice


First-time RStudio Server configuration

Very important!

Before you start working on this assignment you first need to follow the directions from this section of Lab 00,  Setting up your RStudio Server account. Follow all the directions from the top of this section to the bottom of the sub-section titled Run the configuration script.

If you already completed these instructions for CDS 102 or before completing mini-homework 2a, then you do not need to follow them again.

Obtain the GitHub repository you will use to complete the mini-assignment, which contains a starter file named visualization_practice.Rmd. The demos and exercises you will be completing are written inside visualization_practice.Rmd, complete them within the indicated spaces. When you’re ready to submit, follow the directions in the How to submit section below.

How to submit

To submit your assignment, follow the two steps below. Your homework will be graded for credit after you’ve completed both steps!

  1. Save, commit, and push your completed R Markdown file so that everything is synchronized to GitHub. If you do this right, then you will be able to view your completed file on the GitHub website.

  2. Knit your R Markdown document to the PDF format, export (download) the PDF file from RStudio Server, and then upload it to the Mini-homework 2b posting on Blackboard.


You are encouraged to review and keep the following cheatsheets handy while working on this assignment: