Statistical Language Wars: Comparison among SAS, R and SPSS

On various programming communities and forums we witness/contribute to debates about the best programming languages with endless arguments and opinions. As we see a growing demand in the data analysis industry, the debate has spurred to relevant languages in the field. Choice may vary from R, to Python, to SPSS to SAS. To new beginners in the field of data analysis, getting hold of the best tool remains a priority so presented here is a comparison of some statistical languages for ease of choice to new data analysts as well as experienced ones.

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