See also

The homepage for Rcpp is hosted at

Rcpp is deeply connected to the Armadillo library (used for very high-performance algebra). This allows us to include this excellent library in our Rcpp projects.

The Rinside package (, built by the creators of Rcpp, allows us to embed R code easily inside our C++ projects. These C++ projects can be compiled and run without requiring R. The implications of the Rinside package are enormous, since we can code highly performant statistical applications in C++ that we can distribute as standalone executable  programs.

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