Monday, May 23, 2016

How to use Microsoft R Server (Revolution R) in Visual Studio

First, you will need to install R Tools for Visual Studio followng instructions here. Then Microsoft R Server - the how-to is here.

After R Tools for Visual Studio are installed, open Visual Studio. You will see a new top menu "R Tools" available:

Click R Tools -> Options. Visual Studio options will open a tab for R settings:
Modify R Engine path to where you have your MRO-for-RRE installation (default is C:\Program Files\Microsoft\MRO-for-RRE\8.0\R-3.2.2)

Restart Visual Studio and enjoy using R server from your favourite IDE :)

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