Notice how this .Rmd file executes code in bash and python.


knitr can execute code in many languages besides R. Some of the available language engines include:

  • Python
  • SQL
  • Bash
  • Rcpp
  • Stan
  • JavaScript
  • CSS

To process a code chunk using an alternate language engine, replace the r at the start of your chunk declaration with the name of the language:

```{bash}
```

Note that chunk options like echo and results are all valid when using a language engine like python.

Learn more about using other languages with R Markdown in knitr Language Engines.


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