A search engine for R

With the increasing popularity of R, using a common search engine like Google has become more viable. Yes, single-letter searching may be cool, but it’s much more difficult to restrict results. While Google has become better in producing relevant results when the single letter R is added, there’s one search engine that still works better: Rseek. Using customized Google searches, Rseek is much less likely than an ordinary Google search to produce results that are about STATA or SAS, for instance (less helpful if we’re looking for relevant code). Rseek even provides separate results for packages, books, support, beginners, and articles.

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