Examples combining C++ and R: The Rcpp Gallery

January 15, 2013
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(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

We've written before about how you can use the Rcpp package to speed up R, by converting performance-critical snippets of R code to C++. (Rcpp makes it easy -- you don't even have to be a C++ expert.) If you haven't tried it out yet, you might want to browse the Rcpp Gallery: an collection of simple but illustrative examples showing many ways that Rcpp can help. A few choice entries:

You can find many more examples in the gallery at the link below. If you're interested in making a similar gallery yourself, creator Dirk Eddelbuettel shares some behind-the-scenes making-of details.

Rcpp: Rcpp Gallery

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