This is the first year in which we asked R users additional questions. All respondents who selected R as one of the languages they had used in the last 12 months were questioned. Keep in mind that our survey targeted developers, while a lot of R users don’t identify themselves as such.
Which version of R do you mainly use?
There are a lot of people who did not know the version of R they use. Also, there is no specific old version to which users are attached.
What R distribution do you use?
The vast majority of R users do not use alternative distributions.
What do you use R for?
Which of the following packages do you use with R regularly?
The most popular libraries are for visualization (ggplot2, plotly) and for data wrangling (dplyr, data.table).
Which form of R code do you use?
What do you use to execute R code?
Most R users execute their code on local machines.
What IDE do you use to code R?
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