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Hey guys I am new to R Programming language.
I want to ask that can we use R programming language for web developement??
 
for example I have a website based on PHP and MySQL and I would like to write R scripts to generate graph on a web page using Data from MySQL..
 
Thanks.
Posted 3-Sep-12 9:06am
Edited 3-Sep-12 9:15am
Wes Aday94.3K
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Ed Nutting at 3-Sep-12 16:28pm
   
You may want to take a look at this page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_(programming_language)
 
From the looks of it, R is not suited to web development. You will find it much easier to develop in PHP since it is designed for web development and servers support it - I doubt you'll find any servers that support R without paying lots to have it set up.
 
Edit: R is suited to statistics, but while it may be slightly more work to program in PHP, to get servers/hosting and for someone else to maintain/update later, PHP would be much friendlier.
 
Ed

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