This short, witty video made by the smart guys at John Hopkins University parodies the famous Apple adverts. Instead of the well known phrase “There’s an App for that…”, we are treated to the notion that “There’s an R Package For That”. While this quick video hilariously mimics the music, language and tone of voice of an Apple advertisement, the beauty lies in the truth. There truly is an R package for the majority of things you are looking for.
Instead of reiterating what has been well written somewhere else, let me guide you to the fantastic breakdown of 2013′s 100 best R packages: