R For The Microsoft Developer

Kevin Feasel

2016-06-03

R

Ginger Grant has a great intro on setting up R Tools for Visual Studio:

For those people who haven’t made the decision as far as which tool to use, let me offer two compelling reasons to pick Visual Studio [VS] instead of R Studio: Intellisense and Improved Debugging Tools. R studio does not have intellisense and it is not possible to debug your code by stepping through it in the manner that many developers of VS are already quite familiar. You will need to configure VS to use R tools, which are detailed below.

Those are nice features.  I’m still a big fan of R Studio, but have seen big improvements in R Tools for Visual Studio, so I imagine I’ll make the switch by the end of the year.

Related Posts

ElasticMapReduce And RStudio

Tanzir Musabbir demonstrates how to set up Amazon ElasticMapReduce to include an RStudio edge node: RStudio Server provides a browser-based interface for R and a popular tool among data scientists. Data scientist use Apache Spark cluster running on  Amazon EMR to perform distributed training. In a previous blog post, the author showed how you can install RStudio Server on Amazon […]

Read More

Mutating Data Frames Without dplyr

John Mount points out that there is a built-in function to mutate data frames in R: The notation we used above is the “explicit argument” variation we recommend for readability. What a lot of dplyr users do not seem to know is: base-R already has this functionality. The function is called transform(). To demonstrate this, let’s first detach dplyr to show that […]

Read More

Categories

June 2016
MTWTFSS
« May Jul »
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930