Microsoft R Open 3.3.0 now available

July 25, 2016

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

Microsoft R Open 3.3.0, ClarkHeadthe enhanced distribution of open source R, is now available for download for Windows, Mac and Linux systems. This release includes a significant updates to the R language engine from the R Core Group bundled with the multithreaded performance and CRAN package time-machine capabilities of Microsoft R Open.

The core performance of the R language engine is improved in this update, with faster sorting, data selection, function argument matching and various other speed-ups. There is also new support for C++11 for packages on Windows along with various bug-fixes.

There are many new contributed open-source packages available for use with Microsoft R Open 3.3.0. These include packages for simulating data, fitting multivariate covariance generalized linear models, creating waterfall charts, and the feather package for fast, interoperable data import/export. For reproducibility, these and other packages are from a snapshot taken on June 1, 2016; but as always to install more recent packages simply use the built-in checkpoint function.

Visit MRAN at the link below to download Microsoft R Open 3.3.0.

MRAN: Download Microsoft R Open 3.3.0

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