Popularity of Programming Languages

March 25, 2012

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

As you can see, R is relatively popular (but more so on StackOverflow than GitHub):

For the original graph, click here. This scatter plot is a reminder that R is useful to learn not only for statistical modeling (since there are so many excellent packages available), but also as a way to become familiar with programming more generally.

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