[R] Building a stand-alone package

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu May 30 15:06:29 CEST 2002

tlorino at vet-alfort.fr writes:

> Dear R users,
> I'm working with Windows 2000 and R -- note that I could maybe work with Linux too...
> I would like to know if it is possible to build a stand-alone statistical
> package which:
> -- could be programmed in R language,
> -- could have a nice graphical interface with buttons and menus (this package
> will be distributed to non-statistician people),
> -- could realize statistical operations, like for example simulations with
> Monte-Carlo method.
> If needed, it could be implemented with Java (or Perl?).

Things of this sort have been coded up using the tcltk package before.
This is in general fairly easy (check out demo(tkdensity) et al.), but
of course the magnitude of the task depends on how much ground you
want to cover.

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