R Tools for Visual Studio

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R Tools for Visual Studio (RTVS)
Initial releaseMarch 5, 2016; 5 years ago (2016-03-05)
Stable release
1.0 RC3 / March 10, 2017; 4 years ago (2017-03-10)[1]
Written inC#, C++, R
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows
Available inEnglish
TypeIntegrated development environment
LicenseApache License 2.0

R Tools for Visual Studio (RTVS) is a plug-in for the Microsoft Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE), used to provide support for programming in the language R. It supports IntelliSense, debugging, plotting, remote execution, SQL integration, and more. It is distributed as free and open-source software under the Apache License 2.0, and is developed mainly by Microsoft.

The first version released was 0.3 on March 5, 2016. The current version is 1.0 released in 2017.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "R Tools for Visual Studio documentation page". Microsoft.

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