01 Jan

More R Computing Environment

The Idea

It is useful to have your R commands in an environment where:

  • You can easily save what you have done
  • Copy blocks of commands and then modify them
  • Highlight a block of code and send it to R to be executed.


The environment that is fast becoming the standard is:


Other environments

There are several other such projects with varying degrees of convenience. Two of the most popular are:

ESS (Emacs Speaks Statistics)

Tinn-R — see the TinnR package on CRAN.

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