LiveCode and R

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Jun 28 15:54:18 EDT 2011

Bob Cole wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ------
>> Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 00:48:26 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Peter Alcibiades <palcibiades-first at>
>> ...i guess we have all known that one day it was going to be our painful duty to learn R...
> Anyone working with R on Mac OS X 10.6.8?
> I have been thinking of using it but the learning curve looks steep especially when with connecting MySQL.
> I am thinking of preprocessing my data with LC and then calling R, charting, etc.
> Any experience, hints?

I'm very much a noob with R myself, but I've found R Commander helpful 
as a GUI frontend.

In Ubuntu it's available in the Ubuntu Software Center; I think there's 
a downloadable version for Mac and Win too (but probably not as easy to 
install as a convenient .deb package).

  Richard Gaskin
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