Nextjournal's default R environment provides an up-to-date release of the language along with a collection of common packages to get you started quickly and easily. However, it is conceivable that you might want to use another version of R like Oracle's Java implementation called FastR.
This example demonstrates the flexibility transclusions afford the user. A FastR environment is built in this article and can transcluded as an R environment in another. For performance's sake, the author also installs an extension to the Java Virtual Machine called GraalVM. All of these implementation details can be ignored in all articles that use this environment, allowing the researcher to focus on their work
We start by downloading graal VM community edition from GitHub.