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Practical Predictive Analytics by Ralph Winters

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GUIs

R, like many languages and knowledge discovery systems, started from the command line. However, predictive analysts tend to prefer Graphic User Interfaces (GUIs), and there are many choices available for each of the three different operating systems (Mac, Windows, and Linux). Each of them has its strengths and weaknesses, and of course there is always the question of preference.

Memory is always a consideration with R, and if that is of critical concern to you, you might want to go with a simpler GUI, such as the one built in with R.

If you want full control, and you want to add some productive tools, you could choose RStudio, which is a full-blown GUI and allows you to implement version control repositories, and has nice features such ...

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