OpenCPU is a system for embedded scientific computing and reproducible research according to the homepage ( The server exposes a so-called HTTP API to develop and execute scripts, functions and reports. The system addresses many of the domain specific problems inherent to scientific computing, and abstracts away technicalities behind a well defined intuitive HTTP interface. This provides a foundation for scalable applications with embedded statistical analysis, visualization and reporting.

Today I tried it on our server and it's true, it is pretty simple and straight-forward to install. I'm very happy with the layout, the almost infinite possibilities to design an application with html, css and js. I will continue and start with some simple script based on the gitstat-app. See you here my first steps:


I really like how everything can be adapted with Rstudio or via command line etc.: