R Views - a new perspective on R and RStudio

2016-11-08 Roger Oberg
On October 12, RStudio launched R Views with great enthusiasm. R Views is a new blog for R users about the R Community and the R Language. Under the care of editor-in-chief and new RStudio ambassador-at-large, Joseph Rickert, R Views provides a new perspective on R and RStudio that we like to think will become essential reading for you. You may have read an R Views post already. In the first, widely syndicated, post, Joseph interviewed J. Read more →

Announcing RStudio v1.0!

2016-11-01 RStudio Team
Today we’re very pleased to announce the availability of RStudio Version 1.0! Version 1.0 is our 10th major release since the initial launch in February 2011 (see the full release history below), and our biggest ever! Highlights include: Authoring tools for R Notebooks. Integrated support for the sparklyr package (R interface to Spark). Performance profiling via integration with the profvis package. Enhanced data import tools based on the readr, readxl and haven packages. Read more →

sparklyr — R interface for Apache Spark

2016-09-27 RStudio Team
We’re excited today to announce sparklyr, a new package that provides an interface between R and Apache Spark. Over the past couple of years we’ve heard time and time again that people want a native dplyr interface to Spark, so we built one! sparklyr also provides interfaces to Spark’s distributed machine learning algorithms and much more. Highlights include: Interactively manipulate Spark data using both dplyr and SQL (via DBI). Read more →

Shiny 0.14

2016-09-12 Winston Chang
A new Shiny release is upon us! There are many new exciting features, bug fixes, and library updates. We’ll just highlight the most important changes here, but you can browse through the full changelog for details. This will likely be the last release before shiny 1.0, so get out your party hats! To install it, you can just run: install.packages("shiny") Bookmarkable state Shiny now supports bookmarkable state: users can save the state of an application and get a URL which will restore the application with that state. Read more →

Discover R and RStudio at JSM 2016 Chicago!

2016-07-19 Roger Oberg
The JSM conference in Chicago, July 31 thru August 4, 2016, is one of the largest to be found on statistics, with many terrific talks for R users. We’ve listed some of the sessions that we’re particularly excited about below. These include talks from RStudio employees, like Hadley Wickham, Yihui Xie, Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel, Garrett Grolemund, and Joe Cheng, but also include a bunch of other talks about R that we think look interesting. Read more →

Join us at rstudio::conf 2017!

2016-06-30 Roger Oberg
Following our initial and very gratifying Shiny Developer Conference this past January, which sold out in a few days, RStudio is very excited to announce a new and bigger conference today! rstudio::conf, the conference about all things R and RStudio, will take place January 13 and 14, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. The conference will feature talks and tutorials from popular RStudio data scientists and developers like Hadley Wickham, Yihui Xie, Joe Cheng, Winston Chang, Garrett Grolemund, and J. Read more →

See RStudio at UseR! 2016

2016-06-27 Roger Oberg
UseR! 2016 has arrived and the RStudio team is at Stanford to share our newest products and latest enhancements to Shiny, R Markdown, dplyr, and more. Here’s a quick snapshot of RStudio related sessions. We hope to see you in as many of them as you can attend! Monday June 27 Morning Tutorials Dynamic Documents with R Markdown -Karl Broman, Ian Lyttle, Yihui Xie Using Git and Github with RStudio and R Markdown - Jenny Bryan Read more →

RStudio at the Open Data Science Conference

2016-03-28 Roger Oberg
If you’re a data wrangler or data scientist, ODSC East in Boston from May 20-22 is a wonderful opportunity to get up-to-date on the latest open source tools and trends. R and RStudio will have a significant presence. J.J. Allaire, RStudio founder and CEO, will talk about recent and upcoming improvements in R Markdown. The creator of Shiny and CTO of RStudio,** Joe Cheng**, will review the progress made bridging modern web browsers and R, along with the newest updates to htmlwidgets and Shiny frameworks. Read more →

R Markdown v0.9.5

2016-03-21 RStudio Team
A new release of the rmarkdown package is now available on CRAN. This release features some long-requested enhancements to the HTML document format, including: The ability to have a floating (i.e. always visible) table of contents. Folding and unfolding for R code (to easily show and hide code for either an entire document or for individual chunks). Support for presenting content within tabbed sections (e.g. several plots could each have their own tab). Read more →

New Release of RStudio (v0.99.878)

2016-02-09 RStudio Team
We’re pleased to announce that a new release of RStudio (v0.99.878) is available for download now. Highlights of this release include: Support for registering custom RStudio Addins. R Markdown editing improvements including outline view and inline UI for chunk execution. Support for multiple source windows (tear editor tabs off main window). Pane zooming for working distraction free within a single pane. Editor and IDE keyboard shortcuts can now be customized. Read more →