Data science

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 →

JSM 2015 | Check out these talks and visit RStudio!

2015-08-03 Roger Oberg
The Joint Statistics Meetings starting August 8 is the biggest meetup for statisticians in the world. Navigating the sheer quantity of interesting talks is challenging - there can be up to 50 sessions going on at a time! To prepare for Seattle, we asked RStudio’s Chief Data Scientist Hadley Wickham for his top session picks. Here are 9 talks, admittedly biased towards R, graphics, and education, that really interested him and might interest you, too. Read more →

Announcing General Availability

2015-02-26 Roger Oberg
RStudio is excited to announce the general availability (GA) of is an easy to use, secure, and scalable hosted service already being used by thousands of professionals and students to deploy Shiny applications on the web. Effective today, has completed beta testing and is generally available as a commercial service for anyone. As regular readers of our blog know, Shiny is a popular free and open source R package from RStudio that simplifies the creation of interactive web applications, dashboards, and reports. Read more →

Meet us at R Day and at the Strata+Hadoop World NYC Oct 15-17, 2014

2014-09-30 Roger Oberg
Are you headed to Strata? It’s just around the corner! We particularly hope to see you at R Day on October 15, where we will cover a raft of current topics that analysts and R users need to pay attention to. The R Day tutorials come from Hadley Wickham, Winston Chang, Garrett Grolemund, J.J. Allaire, and Yihui Xie who are all working on fascinating new ways to keep the R ecosystem apace of the challenges facing those who work with data. Read more →

Introduction to Data Science with R, April 28-29 San Francisco

2014-04-03 Roger Oberg
Please join us for our popular Introduction to R course for data scientists and data analysts in San Francisco on April 28 and 29. This is a two-day workshop, designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to R that will have you analyzing and modeling data with R in no time. We will cover practical skills for visualizing, transforming, and modeling data in R. You will learn how to explore and understand data as well as how to build linear and non-linear models in R. Read more →