What to choose? R vs Python | Part 2

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Our last blog talked about how R can be compared with Python basis its history, use for Data visualisation, Data handling capacity, Speed and Ease of Learning. This time lets talk about some other features

R Python
Purpose R is a statistical modelling tool basically meant for statisticians. Python is a general purpose programming language, compatible across all platforms

Integrated Development Environment


RStudio, Rattle, Visual Studio for R, Eclipse, etc.


Pycharm, Pydev, Spyder, IPython Notebook, etc.




R can compute statistical models using few lines of codes. Moreover majority of statistical tests are available as packages in R


Python is flexible in computing algorithms, scripting websites, making softwares, building apps, etc.


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