RStudio v1.1 - The Little Things

2017-09-13 Jonathan McPherson
Today, we’re concluding 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. Details matter Throughout this blog series, we’ve focused on some of the big features we added in RStudio 1.1. It’s not just the big things that matter, though; it’s sometimes the little ones that make the most difference in your day-to-day work. Read more →

RStudio 1.1 Preview - I Only Work in Black

2017-08-30 B. Wayne
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 →

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 →

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 →

RStudio v0.99 Preview: Data Viewer Improvements

2015-02-24 Jonathan McPherson
RStudio’s data viewer provides a quick way to look at the contents of data frames and other column-based data in your R environment. You invoke it by clicking on the grid icon in the Environment pane, or at the console by typing View(mydata). As part of the RStudio Preview Release, we’ve completely overhauled RStudio’s data viewer with modern features provided in part by a new interface built on DataTables. Read more →

RStudio v0.99 Preview: Vim Mode Improvements

2015-02-23 Jonathan McPherson
RStudio’s code editor includes a set of lightweight Vim key bindings. You can turn these on in Tools | Global Options | Code | Editing: For those not familiar, Vim is a popular text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It can take some practice and dedication to master Vim style editing but those who have done so typically swear by it. RStudio’s “vim mode” enables the use of many of the most common keyboard operations from Vim right inside RStudio. Read more →

RStudio - Infoworld 2015 Technology of the Year Award Recipient!

2015-01-28 Roger Oberg
Sometimes the universe surprises us. In this case, it was in a good way and we genuinely appreciated it. Earlier this week we learned that the Infoworld Testing Center staff selected RStudio as one of 32 recipients of the 2015 Technology of the Year Award. We thought it was cool because it was completely unsolicited, we’re in very good company (some of our favorite technologies like Docker, Github, node.js…even my Dell XPS 15 Touch! Read more →

Register now for RStudio Shiny Workshops in D.C., New York, Boston, L.A., San Francisco and Seattle

2015-01-28 Roger Oberg
Great news for Shiny and R Markdown enthusiasts! An Interactive Reporting Workshop with Shiny and R Markdown is coming to a city near you. Act fast as only 20 seats are available for each workshop. You can find out more / register by clicking on the link for your city! East Coast West Coast March 2 - Washington, DC April 15 - Los Angeles, CA March 4 - New York, NY April 17 - San Francisco, CA March 6 - Boston, MA April 20 - Seattle, WA You’ll want to take this workshop if… Read more →

Balancing the Load | What's New in RStudio Server Pro?

2015-01-13 Roger Oberg
As R users know, we’re continuously improving the RStudio IDE. This includes RStudio Server Pro, where organizations who want to deploy the IDE at scale will find a growing set of features recently enhanced for them. If you’re not already familiar with RStudio Server Pro here’s an updated summary page and a comparison to RStudio Server worth checking out. Or you can skip all of that and download a free 45 day evaluation right now! 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 →