Vanilla Air – Tutorial Part 2 – Package Installation

Dear Readers,

Vanilla Air runs R programs and is powered by the latest R engine available. Packages are the heart of R, like a collection of functions that make R richer and easier to use.

Vanilla Air provides an easy interface to manage packages

Vanilla Air – Tutorial Part 2 – Package Installation

Once connected to Vanilla Air, Chose the “Configuration” menu, to display this interface below

Air Package Interface

From this interface, Administrator of the platform can perform operation like :

  • Select the CRAN mirror (just click on the map 🙂 )
  • Install new R packages
  • Manage packages (validate, delete, update)
  • Access Package documentation : so useful !

You can see an instant advantage : no head ache with package installation on local workstation, and interface is very intuitive

Have Fun !

Patrick

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