data visualization

The basics of prototyping and exporting your plots in R

In this tutorial, I go over the basics of how to prototype, save, and export your plots from R.

A *simple* introduction to ggplot2 (for plotting your data!)

In this blog post, we deconstruct the anatomy of how to use 'ggplot2'— a package that makes it intuitive to create consistently nice-looking figures in R.

How to make a boxplot in R

In this tutorial I show you everything you need to know about boxplots and how to make them look nice using the built-in functions in R

Making your first plot in R

In this tutorial, I teach you how to create a basic scatterplot using base R.

How to actually make a quality scatterplot in R

Scatterplots are one of the most common types of data visualizations you will encounter as a biologist. Here I go over how to make quality scatterplots that are ready for publication.