RStudio 1.1 Preview - New Features in RStudio Server Pro

2017-09-07 Karl Feinauer, 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 Server Pro 1.1. RStudio Server Pro Today we are going to be talking about some of the great new features we have added to RStudio Server Pro v1.1, which make users’ and administrators’ workflows more efficient. Let’s begin! Features for Users Homepage Improvements One of the key features of RStudio Server Pro is the ability for users to run multiple concurrent R sessions. Read more →

RStudio Connect v1.5.6 - Now Supporting Kerberos!

2017-09-06 Jeff Allen
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We’re pleased to announce support for Kerberos in RStudio Connect: version 1.5.6. Organizations that use Kerberos can now run Shiny applications and Shiny R Markdown documents in tailored processes that have access only to the appropriate resources inside the organization. The notable changes this release include: Full support for Kerberos across Shiny applications and Shiny R Markdown documents by running R in an authenticated PAM session that uses the cached credentials of the current user. Read more →

Keras for R

2017-09-05 JJ Allaire
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We are excited to announce that the keras package is now available on CRAN. The package provides an R interface to Keras, a high-level neural networks API developed with a focus on enabling fast experimentation. Keras has the following key features: Allows the same code to run on CPU or on GPU, seamlessly. User-friendly API which makes it easy to quickly prototype deep learning models. Built-in support for convolutional networks (for computer vision), recurrent networks (for sequence processing), and any combination of both. Read more →

RStudio 1.1 Preview - I Only Work in Black

2017-08-30 B. Wayne
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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. I Only Work in Black For those of us that like to work in black or very very dark grey, the dark theme can be enabled from the ‘Global Options’ menu, selecting the ‘Appearance’ tab and choosing an ‘Editor theme’ that is dark. Read more →

Shiny Dev Center gets a shiny new update

2017-08-29 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
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I am excited to announce the redesign and reorganization of shiny.rstudio.com, 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
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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. 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
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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 →