Shiny Dev Center gets a shiny new update

2017-08-29 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
I am excited to announce the redesign and reorganization of, also known as the Shiny Dev Center. The Shiny Dev Center is the place to go to learn about all things Shiny and to keep up to date with it as it evolves. The goal of this refresh is to provide a clear learning path for those who are just starting off with developing Shiny apps as well as to make advanced Shiny topics easily accessible to those building large and complex apps. Read more →

Newer to R? rstudio::conf 2018 is for you! Early bird pricing ends August 31.

2017-08-25 Roger Oberg
Immersion is among the most effective ways to learn any language. Immersing where new and advanced users come together to improve their use of the R language is a rare opportunity. rstudio::conf 2018 is that time and place! REGISTER TODAY Be an Early Bird! Discounts for early conference registration expire August 31. Immerse as a team! Ask us about group discounts for 5 or more from the same organization. Read more →

RStudio v1.1 Preview - Object Explorer

2017-08-22 Kevin Ushey
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. Object Explorer You might already be familiar with the Data Viewer in RStudio, which allows for the inspection of data frames and other tabular R objects available in your R environment. With RStudio v1.1, it will be possible to inspect hierarchical (list-like) R objects as well, using the Object Explorer. Read more →

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

2017-08-18 Roger Oberg
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
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
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
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 →