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R [ɑr]: a programming language and environment mostly used in statistics.

It offers many statistical and graphical techniques for data analyses. Free additional libraries called R packages help with more complexe tasks.

It is Open Source and offers rich functionality for developers to build their own tools and methods for analyzing data. On the other hand, R still has it’s problems when it comes to memory management, speed and efficiency.

You can write and run R in the command line, but it is often used within an integrated development environment (IDE). A popular IDE is RStudio.
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Responsive [rɪˈspɑːn.sɪv]: in general a term for websites which change their layout depending on the screen size of the device the website is visited.
The term emerged when more people used their phones and thus smaller screen to surf the web. In responsive design the layout of a website is not fixed, but is dynamically changing depending on your screen size to give the best experience across all devices. CSS3 –the newest version of the web’s styling language– added many features to enhance responsive design.


RStudio: an integrated development environment – short IDE – for the statistical programming language R.

It includes a console, a syntax-highlighting editor and tools for plotting, history, debugging and workspace management. The Desktop application works on Windows, Mac, and Linux or on a browser connected to RStudio Server or RStudio Server Pro.

RStudio is Open Source and probably the most popular IDE for R.
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