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 →

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 →

Registration open for rstudio::conf 2018!

2017-07-12 Roger Oberg
RStudio is very excited to announce that rstudio::conf 2018 is open for registration! 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. This year’s conference will feature keynotes from Di Cook, Monash University Professor and Iowa State University Emeritus Faculty; and J.J. Allaire, RStudio Founder, CEO & Principal Developer, along with talks from Shiny creator Joe Cheng and (no-introduction-necessary) Hadley Wickham. Read more →

rstudio::conf 2017 session recordings are now available

2017-02-15 Roger Oberg
Couldn’t make it to Orlando in January? We’re excited to bring you the next best thing. Whether you missed the conference, missed a talk, or just want to refresh your memory, you can find all the recordings from the first ever conference about All Things R & RStudio at Just click on +rstudio::conf 2017 when you get there to expand the list. Of course, the session recordings can’t capture the complete “in person” experience. Read more →

See RStudio + sparklyr for big data at Strata + Hadoop World

2017-02-13 Roger Oberg
If big data is your thing, you use R, and you’re headed to Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose March 13 & 14th, you can experience in person how easy and practical it is to analyze big data with R and Spark. In a beginner level talk by RStudio’s Edgar Ruiz and an intermediate level workshop by Win-Vector’s John Mount, we cover the spectrum: What R is, what Spark is, how Sparklyr works, and what is required to set up and tune a Spark cluster. Read more →

Register today for rstudio::conf 2017!

2016-12-15 Roger Oberg
On the other side of the Holidays are sunny January days in Florida, home of rstudio::conf 2017 and the exclusive Wizarding World of Harry Potter experience reserved for our guests! The speakers and sponsors are set and the Gaylord Resort is ready. The entire RStudio team, led by masters of ceremony Hadley Wickham and Joe Cheng, look forward to seeing you. There are fewer than 80 seats remaining. We hope you’ll register soon to join hundreds of the most passionate data scientists in the world from January 12 to 14, each looking for the latest and best information on all things R and RStudio. Read more →

Time is running out - register for Hadley Wickham's Master R in Melbourne!

2016-11-23 Roger Oberg
Want to Master R? There’s no better time or place than Hadley Wickham’s workshop on December 12th and 13th at the Cliftons in Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Register here: (Note: Prices are in $US and VAT is not collected) Discounts are still available for academics (students or faculty) and for 5 or more attendees from any organization. Email if you have any questions about the workshop that you don’t find answered on the registration page. Read more →

Join Hadley Wickham's Master R Workshop in Melbourne, Australia December 12 & 13

2016-10-28 Roger Oberg
It’s nearly summeRtime in Australia! Join RStudio Chief Data Scientist Hadley Wickham for his popular Master R workshop in Melbourne. Register here: Melbourne will be Hadley’s first and only scheduled Master R workshop in Australia. Whether you live or work nearby or you just need one more good reason to visit Melbourne in the Southern Hemisphere spring, consider joining him at the Cliftons Melbourne on December 12th and 13th. It’s a rare opportunity to learn from one of the R community’s most popular and innovative authors and package developers. Read more →

The schedule is out - rstudio:conf 2017

2016-10-13 Roger Oberg
rstudio::conf 2017, the conference on all things R and RStudio, is only 90 days away. Now is the time to claim your spot or grab one of the few remaining seats at Training Days - including the new Tidyverse workshop. REGISTER NOW Whether you’re already registered or still working on it, we’re delighted today to announce the full conference schedule, so that you can plan your days in Florida. rstudio::conf 2017 takes place January 12-14 at the Gaylord Resorts in Kissimmee, Florida. Read more →

Final Call: Hadley Wickham's Master R Workshop September 12 and 13 in NYC

2016-08-18 Roger Oberg
Want to Master R? There’s no better time or place if you’re within an easy train, plane, automobile ride or a short jog of Hadley Wickham’s workshop on September 12th and 13th at the AMA Conference Center in New York City. Register here: As of today, there are just 20+ seats left. Discounts are still available for academics (students or faculty) and for 5 or more attendees from any organization. Read more →