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Adding basic ggplot syntax at the start of the lesson #87
Comparing the data visualization section between the R-ecology workshop (http://www.datacarpentry.org/R-ecology-lesson/04-visualization-ggplot2.html) and this one (https://swcarpentry.github.io/r-novice-gapminder-es/08-plot-ggplot2/index.html) I feel this lesson could benefit by starting on the structure/syntax of creating a plot plus the idea behind the grammar of graphics.
For example, the ecology lesson provides the example of the syntax:
While the spanish lesson jumps directly into the creation of a plot
Furthermore, I feel that it'd be beneficial to state that one of the benefits of ggplots is that we are able to add layers (ie, different "geometries" with
Thanks @rodriguezmDNA. This is a great suggestion! The SWC version doesn't explain the function well before jumping in. Would you be able to translate the beginning section of the DC lesson and replace the beginning of the SWC lesson with this new text?
Note: I like loading only