The Revamped Website

2018-07-25 Yihui Xie
Since we announced the bookdown package in 2016, there have been a large number of books, reports, notes, and tutorials written with this package and published to We were excited to see that! At the same time, however, maintaining the list of books on has become more and more difficult because I must update the list manually to filter out books that are only skeletons or not built with bookdown (such as slides). Read more →

Announcing blogdown: Create Websites with R Markdown

2017-09-11 Yihui Xie
Today I’m excited to announce a new R package, blogdown, to help you create general-purpose (static) websites with R Markdown. The first version of blogdown is available on CRAN now, and you can install it with: install.packages("blogdown") The source package is hosted on Github in the repository rstudio/blogdown. Since blogdown is a new package, you may install and test the development version using devtools::install_github("rstudio/blogdown") if you run into problems with the CRAN version. Read more →