very high-level IO functions?
yorklee70 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 23:09:06 CEST 2005
Caleb Hattingh wrote:
> Short answer: yes
Brilliant! and what are they?
> We use python and R at work, and in general you will find python syntax
> a little cleaner for functionality they have in common. R is better
> for some of the more hard-wired stats stuff, though.
I love python. However, as a biologist, I like some high-levels
functions in R. I don't want to spend my time on parse a data file. Then
in my python script, I call R to read data file and write them into an
MySQL table. If python can do this easily, I don't need R at all.
> On Mon, 19 Sep 2005 20:04:37 +0200, York <yorklee70 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> R language has very high-level IO functions, its read.table can read
>> a total .csv file and recogonize the types of each column.
>> write.table can do the reverse.
>> R's MySQL interface has high-level functions, too, e.g. dbWriteTable
>> can automatically build a MySQL table and write a table of R
>> data into it.
>> Is there any python packages do similar things?
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