I thought about using Julia for statistics and was used to using R with tidyverse. So I thought to check out Julia and some packages looking the most like R and tidyverse and maybe migrate. So for now, as I play around with it, I use DataFrames, DataFramesMeta, Gadfly, CSV, Statistics (standard package), RDatasets. (I also tried JLD for saving workspaces, but somehow JLD did not install correctly, so I just let it alone for now. I also tried Cairo and Fontconfig, but somehow it looks like they hinder Gadfly.plot().)
What is the combination of Julia and packages that most resembles R and tidyverse, or is there a better recommendation?
I read about Plots.jl, and thought about using it with GR or PlotlyJS (and maybe even with Unicodeplots), but come and please advise me. The idea of having Plots.jl as master package to control other packages sounds very good to me, but two questions arise in my mind:
(1) can you control Gadfly with it?
(2) is it stable?
Maybe even forget about Gadfly?