[Rd] Link between Qt GUI and R

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Sun Sep 11 20:28:44 CEST 2011

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 11:30 AM, typhoong <graham.li at eurus-energy.com> wrote:
> hi,
> i want to build a Qt front-end GUI which communicates with R, and i am not
> sure what i should use for the interface. There seems to be many ways:
> R.dll, Rinside, Rcpp, RQt, Rtools... . what is the best way? please advice.

Another way is to write the Qt GUI code in Python using the PyQt4
classes, then use RPy to call the required R functionality, get the
results back, slap them into the GUI.

If you can program in Python or want to learn it then its the best way by far :)


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