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Best Languages for Data Science and Statistics in One Picture

Hundreds of programming languages dominate the data science and statistics market: Python, R, SAS and SQL are standouts. If you’re looking to branch out and add a new programming language to your skill set, which one should you learn? This one picture breaks down the differences between the four languages.



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