Many quantitive research applications can be coded in VBA for Excel. It also is powerful tool for data extraction applications. Published 2 articles where math has been coded in Visual Basic for Applications.
It is a free powerful statistical tool. It is software for 21st century. It also is excellent tool for data extraction applications. Coded many applications in the package.
It is a powerful proprietary solution. It is statistical and econometrical software. Published 4 articles where math has been coded in Eviews.