R vs. Groovy vs. Visual Basic



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Description

What is R?

R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.

What is Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

What is Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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Pros

Why do developers choose R?
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Why do developers choose Groovy?
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Cons

What are the cons of using R?
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Companies

What companies use R?
156 companies on StackShare use R
What companies use Groovy?
91 companies on StackShare use Groovy
What companies use Visual Basic?
14 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic

Integrations

What tools integrate with R?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with R
What tools integrate with Groovy?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic

What are some alternatives to R, Groovy, and Visual Basic?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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