R programming is an open source software programming available for data analyst and researchers. 23 years back it was developed by John Chambers and it was called as S Programming. Later this was developed by Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman and was named as R Programming. By the year 2000, a stable version of R got released. It is now developed by R development core team.
This language makes the job of data scientist easier compared to any other software available in the market. It is growing at a faster pace compared to other languages like Python, SCALA,SAS, SPSS and so on.