[R] Calling R from c in Windows XP

Erich Neuwirth erich.neuwirth at univie.ac.at
Sat Mar 27 16:04:26 CET 2010

If you want to call R from within VB.NET you might want to look at
the statconnDCOM server (available at rcom.univie.ac.at)
It wraps R into a (D)COM server and therefore allows any (D)COM client
to access R on windows. VB.NET is a (D)COM client.

On 3/27/2010 3:53 PM, dkStevens wrote:
> I'm searching for answers to four questions (I've been searching the net for
> hours...)
> In Windows XP, is it possible to call R functions from a c program? (I've
> found examples for Linux/Unix but not Windows)
> If so, is there a simple example to get started using gcc with R-2.10.0?
> If so, is it possible to write a simple interface using a c dll to call R
> functions from a Visual Basic.net program?
> If so, is there a simple example?
> Thanks to all

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