11 Further Reading

11.1 Additional Examples

You should study additional tutorials of dplyr that utilize other data sets:

  • Read the dplyr introductory vignette
  • Read the examples given in the R for Data Science assigned reading

11.2 Additional dplyr Features

  • We’ve only scratched the surface – many interesting demos of dplyr can be found online
  • dplyr can work with other data frame backends such as SQL databases
  • There is an SQL interface for relational databases via the DBI package
  • dplyr can be integrated with the data.table package for large fast tables
  • There is a healthy rivalry between dplyr and data.table