R is a programming language and software environment that is used for statistical analysis, data modeling, graphical representation, and reporting. R is the best tool for software programmers, statisticians, and data miners who are looking forward to manipulating easily and present data in compelling ways. This lesson helps beginners to get started in the R Programming Language.
R was first created and developed by Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman at the University of Auckland, New Zealand in 1993. And now "R Development Core Team" is developing it.
A good understanding of any other programming languages will help you understand R programming concepts quickly.