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RStudio Professional Drivers 1.6.0

2019-10-24 Nathan Stephens
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Access to data is crucial for data science. Unfortunately, servers that run RStudio are often disconnected from databases, especially in organizations that are new to R. In order to help data scientists access their databases, RStudio offers ODBC data connectors that are supported, easy to install, and designed to work everywhere you use RStudio professional products. The 1.6.0 release of RStudio Professional Drivers includes a few important updates. New data sources Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.7.8 - Put a pin in it!

2019-09-23 Sean Lopp
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This release adds new workflows for data scientists and improved production settings for administrators. For data scientists, it used to be hard to use the same data or R objects in different content, and even harder to update those resources regularly. This release enables you to pin objects in Connect to solve these challenges. For administrators, we’ve reduced the most common sources of publishing failures and significantly improved error handling. 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 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 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 →

Introducing RStudio Server Pro 1.2 - New Features, Packaging, and Pricing

2019-05-09 Roger Oberg
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We are excited to announce the general availability of RStudio Server Pro 1.2, and to introduce RStudio Server Pro Standard and RStudio Server Pro Enterprise. RStudio customers have made it clear to us that the future of data analysis is moving to a more elastic and flexible computational model. RStudio Server Pro now allows you to execute R processes remotely, and introduces new packaging and pricing to reflect this new trend. Read more →

Introducing RStudio Team

2019-05-09 Roger Oberg
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RStudio is excited to announce RStudio Team, a new software bundle that makes it easier and more economical to adopt our commercially licensed and supported professional offerings. RStudio Team includes RStudio Server Pro, RStudio Connect, and RStudio Package Manager. With RStudio Team, your data science team will be properly equipped to analyze data at scale using R and Python; manage R packages; and create and share plots, Shiny apps, R Markdown documents, REST APIs (with plumber), and even Jupyter Notebooks, with your entire organization. Read more →

Winners of the 1st Shiny Contest

2019-04-05 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
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Back in January we announced the first Shiny contest. The time has come to share the results with you! First and foremost, we were overwhelmed (in the best way possible!) by the 136 submissions! Reviewing all these submissions was incredibly inspiring and humbling. We really appreciate the time and effort each contestsant put into building these apps, as well as submitting them as a fully reproducible artifacts via RStudio Cloud. Read more →

Summer Interns 2019

2019-03-25 Greg Wilson
We received almost 400 applications for our 2019 internship program from students with very diverse backgrounds. After interviewing several dozen people and making some very difficult decisions, we are pleased to announce that these twelve interns have accepted positions with us for this summer: Therese Anders: Calibrated Peer Review. Prototype tools to conduct experiments to see whether calibrated peer review is a useful and feasible feedback strategy in introductory data science classes and industry workshops. Read more →