Announcing RPubs: A New Web Publishing Service for R

2012-06-04 RStudio Team
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Today we’re very excited to announce RPubs, a free service that makes it easy to publish documents to the web from R. RPubs is a quick and easy way to disseminate data analysis and R code and do ad-hoc collaboration with peers. RPubs documents are based on R Markdown, a new feature of knitr 0.5 and RStudio 0.96. To publish to RPubs within RStudio, you simply create an R Markdown document then click the Publish button within the HTML Preview window: Read more →

MathJax Syntax Change

2012-05-25 RStudio Team
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We’ve just a made a change to the syntax for embedding MathJax equations in R Markdown documents. The change was made to eliminate some parsing ambiguities and to support future extensibility to additional formats. The revised syntax adds a “latex” qualifier to the $ or $$ equation begin delimiter. It looks like this: This change was the result of a few considerations: Some users encountered situations where the $equation$ syntax recognized standard text as an equation. Read more →

NYC Meetup: What's Next for R Markdown

2012-05-24 RStudio Team
There’s been lots of excitement about the new R Markdown feature introduced as part of knitr 0.5 and RStudio 0.96. People see R Markdown as both a simpler way to do reproducible research and as a great way to publish to the web from R. Jeromy Anglim has a nice write up on getting started with R Markdown and Marcus Gesmann describes how to embed Google Visualizations using his googleVis package. Read more →

RStudio v0.96.225 Update

2012-05-24 RStudio Team
There’s an updated release of RStudio v0.96 available that includes some small enhancements and bugfixes, including: Comment/uncomment for Sweave and LaTeX Additional in-product documentation for R Markdown Offline support for MathJax previews More flexible handling of MathJax inline equations The release notes include a full list all of the changes. We’ve also published some additional documentation on using the new code folding and code sections features. Read more →

New Version of RStudio (v0.96)

2012-05-14 RStudio Team
Today a new version of RStudio (v0.96) is available for download from our website. The main focus of this release is improved tools for authoring, reproducible research, and web publishing. This means lots of new Sweave features as well as tight integration with the knitr package (including support for creating dynamic web reports with the new R Markdown and R HTML formats). We’ve also added some other frequently requested editing features including code folding. Read more →

RStudio v0.95 Released

2012-01-25 RStudio Team
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The final version of RStudio v0.95 is now available for download from our website (thanks to everyone who put the preview release through its paces over the last couple of weeks!). Highlights of the new release include: Projects — A new system for managing R projects that enables easy switching between working directories and per-project contexts for source documents, workspaces, and history. Code Navigation — Typeahead navigation by file or function name (Ctrl+. Read more →

RStudio v0.95 Preview Available

2012-01-10 RStudio Team
The next version of RStudio (v0.95) is now available as a preview release. Highlights include: Projects – A new system for managing R projects that enables easy switching between working directories, running multiple instances of RStudio with different projects, and per-project contexts for source documents, workspaces, and history. Code Navigation – Typeahead navigation by file or function name (Ctrl+.) and the ability to navigate directly to the definition of any function (F2 or Ctrl+Click). Read more →

RStudio Update

2011-10-27 RStudio Team
With R 2.14 slated to be released next week we wanted to encourage everyone planning to upgrade to also update to the latest release of RStudio (v0.94.110). For R 2.14 users this release includes tweaks related to compatibility with the R 2.14 graphics engine as well as compatibility with the new parallel package. There are also a number of other bug fixes which make this a worthwhile update even for users not running R 2. Read more →

RStudio Beta 3 (v0.94)

2011-06-14 RStudio Team
RStudio Beta 3 (v0.94) is available for download today. The goal for this release was to refine and improve our core features based on the feedback we’ve gotten on our first two betas. Highlights of the new release include: Source editor enhancements — New editor features include brace/paren/quote matching, more intelligent cursor placement after newlines, function navigation, regex find and replace, run to/from the current line, and a command to re-run the last code region. Read more →

RStudio Beta 2 (v0.93)

2011-04-11 RStudio Team
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RStudio Beta 2 (v0.93) is available for download today. We’ve gotten incredibly helpful input from the R community and this release reflects a lot of that feedback. The release notes have the full details on what’s new. Some of the highlights include: Source Editor Enhancements Highlight all instances of selected text Insert spaces for tabs (soft-tabs) Customizable print margin line Selected line highlight Toggle line numbers on/off Read more →