- A quick and simple introduction to the essentials of the Git version control
system, and the use of GitHub for collaborating on and sharing source code.
- A refresher and/or crash course on the essentials of building packages for R,
complete with the required documentation necessary for distribution on
GitHub and/or CRAN.
- A practical overview of common open source and free (GNU) software tools for
statistical computing in UNIX environments. Knowledge of some common
software tools (e.g., bash, markdown, R) is assumed.