Come see RStudio at JSM in Boston

2014-08-01 Roger Oberg
The Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) start this weekend! We wanted to let you know we’ll be there. Be sure to check out these sessions from RStudio and friends: Sunday, August 3 4:00 PM: A Web Application for Efficient Analysis of Peptide Libraries: Eric Hare*+ and Timo Sieber and Heike Hofmann 4:00 PM: Gravicom: A Web-Based Tool for Community Detection in Networks: Andrea Kaplan*+ and Heike Hofmann and Daniel Nordman Monday, August 4 Read more →

Announcing Shiny Server Pro 1.2

2014-07-24 Roger Oberg
RStudio is very pleased to announce the general availability of Shiny Server Pro 1.2. Download a free 45 day evaluation of Shiny Server Pro 1.2 Shiny Server Pro 1.2 adds support for R Markdown Interactive Documents in addition to Shiny applications. Learn more about Interactive Documents by registering for the Reproducible Reporting webinar August 13 and Interactive Reporting webinar September 3. We are excited about the new ways in which you can now share your data analysis in Shiny Server Pro along with the security, management and performance tuning capabilities you and your IT teams need to scale. Read more →

RStudio presents Essential Tools for Data Science with R

2014-07-16 Roger Oberg
The RStudio team recently rolled out new capabilities in RStudio, shiny, ggvis, dplyr, knitr, R Markdown, and packrat. The “Essential Tools for Data Science with R” free webinar series is the perfect place to learn more about the power of these R packages from the authors themselves. Click to learn more and register for one or more webinar sessions. You must register for each separately. If you miss a live webinar or want to review them, recorded versions will be available to registrants within 30 days. Read more →

Come see RStudio at UseR! 2014

2014-06-24 Roger Oberg
The R User Conference 2014 is coming up fast in Los Angeles! RStudio will be there in force to share the latest enhancements to shiny, ggvis, knitr, dplyr. R markdown, packrat and more. Here’s a quick snapshot of our scheduled sessions. We hope to see you in as many of them as you can attend! Monday, June 30 Morning Tutorials _Interactive graphics with ggvis _- Winston Chang Dynamic Documents with R and knitr - Yihui Xie Read more →

New Version of RStudio: R Markdown v2 and More

2014-06-18 RStudio Team
Today we’re very pleased to announce a new version of RStudio (v0.98.932) which is available for download now. New features in this release include: A next generation implementation of R Markdown with a raft of new features including support for HTML, PDF, and Word output, many new options for customizing document appearance, and the ability to create presentations (Beamer or HTML5). Interactive Documents (Shiny meets R Markdown). Readers can now change the parameters underlying your analysis and see the results immediately. Read more →

R Markdown v2

2014-06-18 Yihui Xie
People rarely agree on a best authoring tool or language. Some people cannot live without \LaTeX{} because of the beauty and quality of its PDF output. Some \feel{} \uncomfortable{} \with{} \backslashes{}, and would rather live in another World Word. We have also witnessed the popularity of Markdown, an incredibly simple language (seriously? a LANGUAGE?) that has made reproducible research much easier. Thinking of all these tools and languages, every developer will dream about “One ring to rule them all”. Read more →

reshape2 1.4; Kevin Ushey joins Rstudio

2014-05-09 Hadley Wickham
reshape2 1.4 is now available on CRAN. This version adds a number of useful arguments and messages, but mostly importantly it gains a C++ implementation of This new method should be much much faster (>10x) and does a better job of preserving existing attributes. For full details, see the release notes on github. The C++ implementation of melt was contributed by Kevin Ushey, who we’re very pleased to announce has joined RStudio. Read more →

Announcing RStudio Shiny Server Pro v1.1

2014-04-22 Roger Oberg
We are happy to announce the availability of v1.1 of RStudio Shiny Server Pro, our commercial server for deploying Shiny applications. In this release we took your feedback and made it easier for you to integrate Shiny Server Pro into your production environments. With Shiny Server Pro v1.1 you now can: Control access to your applications with Google Authentication (OAuth2). Create sessions and authenticate with PAM (auth_pam and pam_sessions_profile). Read more →

Shiny 0.8.0 released; Yihui Xie joins RStudio

2013-11-15 Joe Cheng
We’re very pleased to announce Shiny 0.8.0 (which actually went up on CRAN about two weeks ago). This release features a vastly better way to display tabular data, and new debugging tools that make it much easier to fix errors in your app. DataTables support We now support much more attractive and powerful displays of tabular data using the popular DataTables library. Our DataTables integration features pagination, searching/filtering, sorting, and more. Read more →

The RStudio CRAN mirror

2013-06-10 Hadley Wickham
RStudio maintains its own CRAN mirror, The server itself is a virtual machine run by Amazon’s EC2 service, and it syncs with the main CRAN mirror in Austria once per day. When you contact, however, you’re probably not talking to our CRAN mirror directly. That’s because we use Amazon CloudFront, a content delivery network, which automatically distributes the content to locations all over the world. When you try to download a package from the Rstudio cloud mirror, it’ll be retrieved from a local CloudFront cache instead of the CRAN mirror itself. Read more →