One of the most transformative changes in my coding has been switching to tidyverse packages from base R. Tidy code is easier to write, read, maintain and almost always faster than the base R counterparts. While there has been some debate on whether base R should be taught to newcomers first or should they jump right into tidyverse, I havent heard anyone deny that ultimately, everyone should be be using tidyverse. A lot of online courses continue to use base R to teach students R programming. Hopefully the table below helps you switch from base R to their equivalent tidyverse commands when you are ready.

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Rajesh Korde

Data Scientist. Programmer. Professional Woolgatherer