[R] R vs Matlab: which is more "programmer friendly"?

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Mon Apr 26 21:57:59 CEST 2004

Rajarshi Guha <rajarshi at presidency.com> writes:

> Personally, I find R a very nice framework for prototyping numerical
> code (my other favourite is Python) since in many cases the 'prototype'
> is fast enough for my needs.
> Do other people use R in this fashion?

All the time.  The fun comes when you mix the two prototyping
languages (i.e. via Rpy).


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