RStudio Server Pro is ready for BigQuery on the Google Cloud Platform

2017-08-18 Roger Oberg
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RStudio is excited to announce the availability of RStudio Server Pro on the Google Cloud Platform. RStudio Server Pro GCP is identical to RStudio Server Pro, but with additional convenience for data scientists, including pre-installation of multiple versions of R, common systems libraries, and the BigQuery package for R. RStudio Server Pro GCP adapts to your unique circumstances. It allows you to choose different GCP computing instances for RStudio Server Pro no matter how large, whenever a project requires it (hourly pricing). Read more →

Master the tidyverse

2017-08-16 Roger Oberg
If you’ve read the book “R for Data Science” or plan to, now you can dive deeper with co-author and RStudio Master Instructor Garrett Grolemund, winner of the Excellence in CE Award at JSM 2017! This two day workshop provides a comprehensive overview of what is now called the Tidyverse, a core set of R packages that are essential to Data Science. You will visualize, transform, and model data in R and work with date-times, character strings, and untidy data formats. Read more →

RStudio 1.1 Preview - Data Connections

2017-08-16 Jonathan McPherson
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Today, we’re continuing our blog series on new features in RStudio 1.1. If you’d like to try these features out for yourself, you can download a preview release of RStudio 1.1. Data Connections Connecting to data sources in R isn’t always straightforward; even when you’re able to establish a connection, navigating within it and understanding the shape of the data inside can be difficult. We built the Connections tab to make it easy to establish connections to data sources and access the data they contain. Read more →

Shiny 1.0.4

2017-08-15 Winston Chang
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Shiny 1.0.4 is now available on CRAN. To install it, run: install.packages("shiny") For most Shiny users, the most exciting news is that file inputs now support dragging and dropping: It is now possible to add and remove tabs from a tabPanel, with the new functions insertTab(), appendTab(), prependTab(), and removeTab(). It is also possible to hide and show tabs with hideTab() and showTab(). Shiny also has a new a function, onStop(), which registers a callback function that will execute when the application exits. Read more →

rstudio::conf(2018): Contributed talks, e-posters, and diversity scholarships

2017-08-15 Hadley Wickham
rstudio::conf, the conference on all things R and RStudio, will take place February 2 and 3, 2018 in San Diego, California, preceded by Training Days on January 31 and February 1. We are pleased to announce that this year’s conference includes contributed talks and e-posters, and diversity scholarships. More information below! Contributed talks and e-posters rstudio::conf() is accepting proposals for contributed talks and e-posters for the first time! Contributed talks are 20 minutes long, and will be scheduled alongside talks by RStudio employees and invited speakers. Read more →

RStudio v1.1 Preview: Terminal

2017-08-11 Gary Ritchie
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Today we’re excited to announce availability of our first Preview Release for RStudio 1.1, a major new release which includes the following new features: A Connections tab which makes it easy to connect to, explore, and view data in a variety of databases. A Terminal tab which provides fluid shell integration with the IDE, xterm emulation, and even support for full-screen terminal applications. An Object Explorer which can navigate deeply nested R data structures and objects. Read more →

Building tidy tools workshop

2017-08-10 Roger Oberg
Have you embraced the tidyverse? Do you now want to expand it to meet your needs? Then this is a NEW two-day hands on workshop designed for you! The goal of this workshop is to take you from someone who uses tidyverse functions to someone who can extend the tidyverse by: Writing expressive code using advanced functional programming techniques Designs consistent APIs using analogies to existing tools Uses the S3 object system to make user friendly values Can bundle functions with documentation and tests into a package to share with others. Read more →

RStudio Connect v1.5.4 - Now Supporting Plumber!

2017-08-03 Jeff Allen
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We’re thrilled to announce support for hosting Plumber APIs in RStudio Connect: version 1.5.4. Plumber is an R package that allows you to define web APIs by adding special annotations to your existing R code – allowing you to make your R functions accessible to other systems. Below you can see the auto-generated “swagger” interface for a web API written using Plumber. Develop Web APIs using Plumber The open-source Plumber R package enables you to create web APIs by merely adding special comments to your existing functions. Read more →

sparklyr 0.6

2017-07-31 Javier Luraschi
We’re excited to announce a new release of the sparklyr package, available in CRAN today! sparklyr 0.6 introduces new features to: Distribute R computations using spark_apply() to execute arbitrary R code across your Spark cluster. You can now use all of your favorite R packages and functions in a distributed context. Connect to External Data Sources using spark_read_source(), spark_write_source(), spark_read_jdbc() and spark_write_jdbc(). Use the Latest Frameworks including dplyr 0.7, DBI 0. Read more →

haven 1.1.0

2017-07-13 Hadley Wickham
I’m pleased to announce the release of haven 1.1.0. Haven is designed to faciliate the transfer of data between R and SAS, SPSS, and Stata. It makes it easy to read SAS, SPSS, and Stata file formats in to R data frames, and makes it easy to save your R data frames in to SPSS and Stata if you need to collaborate with others using closed source statistical software. Install the latest version by running: Read more →