Monthly Archives: August 2017

The R Language

With the implementation of the functional idiom in languages such as Haskell, Scala, Java, Python, Ruby, and C#, is the R language relevant? One thing to note about function languages is that they do not support mutations. Java 8 finally gave Java developers a taste of functional programming but the feature is just an add on to the language. ¬†This was done, I think, to maintain backwards compatibility with the millions of Java applications in the field. The R Language versus Statically Typed Languages One Continue reading →