rstudio::conf(2020) call for submissions

2019-08-09 Hadley Wickham
rstudio::conf, the conference on all things R and RStudio, will take place January 29 and 30, 2020 in San Francisco, Califorrnia, preceded by Training Days on January 27 and 28. The rstudio::conf program includes invited speakers and RStudio employees, but we also want to hear from you, the R community! We are particularly interested in submissions that have one or more of these qualities: Showcase the use of R to solve real problems. Read more →

The Shiny Developer Series

2019-08-05 Curtis Kephart
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Shiny is one of the best ways to build interactive documents, dashboards, and data science applications. But advancing your skills with Shiny does not come without challenges. Shiny developers often have a stronger background in applied statistics than in areas useful for optimizing an application, like programming, web development, and user-interface design. Though there are many packages and tools that make developing advanced Shiny apps easier, new developers may not know these tools exist or how to find them. Read more →

RStudio Trainer Directory Launches

2019-07-18 Greg Wilson
Several dozen people have taken part in RStudio’s instructor training and certification program since it was announced earlier this year. Since our last update, many of them have completed certification, so we are pleased to announce a preview of our trainers’ directory. Each of the people listed there has completed an exam on modern evidence-based teaching practices, as well as technical exams on the Tidyverse or Shiny, and they would welcome inquiries from anyone who is looking for high-quality training on these topics. Read more →

rstudio::conf(2020) is open for registration!

2019-07-15 Hadley Wickham
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rstudio::conf, the conference for all things R and RStudio, will take place January 29 and 30, 2020 in San Francisco, California. It will be preceded by Training Days on January 27 and 28. Early Bird registration is now open! Conference: Wednesday-Thursday, Jan 29-30 Join me, your host and Chief Scientist of RStudio, for our keynote speakers: Hilary Parker (Stitch Fix) and Roger Peng (Johns Hopkins) Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Viegas (Research Scientists, Google). Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.7.6 - Publish Git-backed Content

2019-06-24 Kristopher Overholt
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RStudio Connect 1.7.6 has been released and is now available for download. This release includes a new publishing method for Git-backed content, the ability for publishers to manage vanity URLs for applications, full support for all SAML authentication providers, and other improvements and bug fixes. Updates New publishing method for Git-backed content This release adds the ability for data scientists to deploy content from Git repositories for individual applications within RStudio Connect. Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.7.4.2 - Important Security Patch

2019-06-13 Sean Lopp
This RStudio Connect patch release addresses an urgent security update and an important bug fix. Security Update: Password Authentication A vulnerability has been identified for customers using RStudio Connect’s built-in password authentication. Due to the risks involved, password authentication will now require the configuration setting Server.Address for operations that will send emails. If this setting is not configured an error will occur for these operations. More detailed information about the vulnerability will be released in a future post. Read more →

Work Week at a Glance

2019-06-06 Becky Bajan
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Last month our team assembled from 26 states and seven countries in Columbus, OH for our company Work Week. Though plain in name, this week is anything but. It is filled with stories, homemade goodies, big laughs, new experiences and lots of in-depth conversations. The layout varies a bit year to year but the same is true - each and every time we connect, communicate, and get things done! Some highlights this year included, hex cookies made by Sooner Sugar, jam sessions in the lobby, hearing from J. Read more →

[R]eady for Production: a Joint Event with RStudio and EODA

2019-05-24 Samantha Toet
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We’re excited to team up with EODA, an RStudio Full Service Certified Partner, to host a free data science in production event in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 13. This one-day event will be geared for data science and IT teams that want to learn how to integrate their analysis solutions with the optimal IT infrastructure. This is a great chance to work in smaller groups with experts from EODA and RStudio on best-practice approaches to productive data-science architectures, and to see real-world solutions to deployment problems. Read more →

RStudio Instructor Training Updates

2019-05-21 Greg Wilson
There has been a lot of interest in RStudio’s instructor training and certification program since it was announced in February. People are now going through the training course and the subsequent exams, so we’d like to share a bit more information about them. What’s the big picture? In order to be certified, candidates must do a one-day training course on modern evidence-based teaching techniques, write a 90-minute exam on that material, and complete a technical exam on each of the topics they are certifying for. Read more →

Introducing SAML in RStudio Connect

2019-05-14 Sean Lopp
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RStudio Connect 1.7.4 builds off of the prior release with significant improvements for RStudio Connect administrators. SAML support is available for production, a new admin view of scheduled reports helps identify potential conflicts, additional server APIs support deployment workflows, and our email configuration has been completely re-vamped. View Scheduled Content Scheduled Content Calendar This release includes a new calendar view, pictured above, that helps administrators review all scheduled content in a single place. Read more →