Installation: How to Use R
R is a free, open source, cross-platform programming language. It is also listed as one of the most popular and commonly used progamming langauges each year. It is commonly used in data science, statistics, graphing, and machine learning. Ford Motor has used it to analyze social media to support design decision. Twitter has used it to monitor user experiences. Researchers use it to perform data analysis.
R is an implementation of the S programming language, which was created by John Chambers in 1976, while at Bell Labs. R was created by Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman at the University of Auckland, New Zealand in 1995. It can be used in both command-line mode or through GUI IDEs.
R programming is also often combined with Fortrain, C, C++, Python, Ruby, Perl, Java, and .NET to manipulate R objects and perform computationally intensive tasks. R is highly extensible through the use of user-submitted packages for specific functions or specific areas of study. R also has a stronger object-oriented programming features than many other statistical computing languages.
Running an R program online at the rextester.com online R compiler