New project: RInside

February 12, 2009

(This article was first published on Thinking inside the box , and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

A few days ago, I started a new project called
by uploading a few files to a new SVN repo at

makes it easy to embed R into your own
C++ application by hiding the nitty gritty of initializing an R interpreter
behind a simple abstraction. More information is at a (currently pretty simple)
RInside page,
and you may want to look at the related
Rcpp and possibly
projects. The former is helpful for data exchange, and the latter provided my
first real use of R embedding which in some ways also lead to

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