By Yihui Xie

bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical records with R Markdown offers a far more straightforward solution to write books and technical courses than conventional instruments akin to LaTeX and be aware. The bookdown package deal inherits the simplicity of syntax and suppleness for info research from R Markdown, and extends R Markdown for technical writing, that you can make larger use of rfile parts similar to figures, tables, equations, theorems, citations, and references. just like LaTeX, you could quantity and cross-reference those parts with bookdown. Your record also can comprise dwell examples so readers can have interaction with them whereas examining the publication. The ebook will be rendered to a number of output codecs, together with LaTeX/PDF, HTML, EPUB, and notice, hence making it effortless to place your records on-line. the fashion and subject of those output codecs will be customized.

We used books and R essentially for examples during this publication, yet bookdown isn't just for books or R. such a lot good points brought during this publication additionally practice to different different types of guides: magazine papers, reviews, dissertations, direction handouts, research notes, or even novels. you don't have to exploit R, both. different offerings of computing languages contain Python, C, C++, SQL, Bash, Stan, JavaScript, etc, even if R is healthier supported. it's also possible to miss computing, for instance, to jot down a fiction. This publication itself is an instance of publishing with bookdown and R Markdown, and its resource is absolutely on hand on GitHub.

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