Open SourceAfter eight and a half years of development released a new version of the programming language R 3.0 and the associated with him of the software environment, based on the tasks of statistical processing, analysis and visualization.

For the solution of specific tasks more than 5000 packages expansions are prepared. The base implementation of R language developed within the GNU Project and is licensed under the GPL.

The reasons for release of a new branch of language R is said to be the emergence of any major changes or new features, and the gradual achievement of a new R language level of maturity. In the development of the 2.x language reached to provide support for 64-bit computing for all platforms, providing means of parallel processing, load-balancing capabilities compiled bytecode, integrate support for UTF-8, the formation of packets based on namespaces. Continue reading