R Studio has two edition one is for Desktop and second is for the server. So the R Studio Desktop that installed on the computer system work locally. R Studio Server is accessed through a web browser and it is running on the remote server. The R Studio has two version one is the free and open source and second is commercial, pro version. The Pro version is paid version with a lot of new features that are not available in the free version. Some of the main features that are in Pro version are; Project sharing, Multiple R versions, multiple R sessions, Load balancing, Administrative dashboard, Enhance security, Auditing and monitoring, Advance R session management and some more.
RStudio uses the QT framework for a graphical user interface. RStudio is developed by RStudio Inc and the Ursa Lab is working for new versions of IDE. It has multiple packages that you can include and boost the functionality of the IDE. Some of the major packages are, Tidyvers, Shiny, RMarkdown, Knitr, packrat, and Devtools. It has the code console where the code is highlighted and can be saved for use for other purposes. The command console where you can run the commands easily and get the result of that command in the view with the graphical user interface. The workplace where the files are shown easily. It also has the help building that helps the functionality of the functions. This also has the auto code completion or the code completion help.
R Programming Language: R is a programming language that is specifically developed for the graphics, charts, and statistics. R is a free and open source that can easily download. Either you can download the R language and work in the console of R language or you have a better option that is RStudio. Just download and work in it. After downloading the R language the installation process is also much simple and easy just to follow the default steps and successfully install the R. It has multiple packages that can be helpful to developers.
- RStudio is an IDE for R.
- It has multiple shortcut keys for users to get quick access to different features.
- Code highlighting of R.
- Code console, command console, work directories, home directory and result views are the four main windows.
- It is free and open source anyone can download and share it.
- It supports multiple platforms that are Linux, Windows, and MacOS.
- The number of packages that help and improve the functionality of the system.