16 Next Steps

So now you’ve got a handle on rmarkdown, what are some of the other things to think about learning? Here are some of my recommendations.

16.1 Learn how to use git and github

git is a version control system. Not sure what a version control system is? No worries, let me explain. If you’ve ever named a document something like:

Final 2
Really final

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Or even if you have something like:

  • 2018-10-10-document.Rmd
  • 2018-10-11-document.Rmd

These are ways of managing which version you have