The R Consortium and the Linux Foundation will fund a new open source developer hub for the R programming language called R-Hub, which complements CRAN and R-Forge. READ MORE.
The R Consortium has announced its first grant will go to a new service designed for developing, building, testing and validating R packages. READ MORE.
The nonprofit Linux Foundation today announced a new initiative called the R Consortium, a new group to unite the users of the open-source R programming language, which is widely used among data scientists and statisticians.
As more data scientists and researchers embrace the R programming language and statistical computing environment, the Linux Foundation has moved to strengthen the user community and, with it, the development of more business applications through a collaborative development initiative called the R Consortium.
As foreshadowed on Twitter yesterday, a new R Consortium of major vendors launched today aimed at “strengthen[ing] both the technical and user communities,” according to a Linux Foundation announcement.