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RStudio Professional Drivers 1.7.0

2021-03-10 Ricardo Andrade and Nathan Stephens
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Announcing the 1.7.0 release of the RStudio Professional Drivers, which includes security updates, a preview release of the Snowflake driver, an updated Oracle driver, and other changes. Read more →

Winners of the 2020 RStudio Table Contest

2020-12-23 Rich Iannone and Curtis Kephart
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Tables are a fantastic way to communicate lists of quantitative and qualitative information. To help celebrate them, and to encourage the R community to share great examples with code and tutorials, we've hosted the 2020 Table Contest. This year's contest has been a smashing success. Let's have a look at the winners and honourable mentions. Read more →

2020 Table Contest Deadline Extended

2020-10-30 Rich Iannone and Curtis Kephart
The original deadline for the Table Contest was scheduled for October 31. Given requests and very interesting data becoming available next week, we're extended the deadline by two weeks to November 14. Read more →

Introducing torch for R

2020-09-29 The RStudio Multiverse Team
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As of this writing, two deep learning frameworks are widely used in the Python community: TensorFlow and PyTorch. TensorFlow, together with its high-level API Keras, has been usable from R since 2017, via the tensorflow and keras packages. Today, we are thrilled to announce that now, you can use Torch natively from R! This post addresses three questions: What is deep learning, and why might I care? What’s the difference between torch and tensorflow? Read more →

Announcing the 2020 RStudio Table Contest

2020-09-15 Rich Iannone and Curtis Kephart
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Today we announce the 2020 RStudio Table Contest. One thing we love about the R community is how open and generous you are in sharing the code and process you use to solve problems. This lets others learn from your experience and invites feedback to improve your work. We hope this contest encourages more sharing, and helps to recognize the many outstanding ways people work with and display data in R. Read more →

Do, Share, Teach, and Learn Data Science with RStudio Cloud

2020-08-05 Lou Bajuk
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RStudio is proud to announce the general availability of RStudio Cloud, its cloud-based platform for doing, teaching, and learning data science. WIth RStudio Cloud, there's nothing to configure and no dedicated hardware or installation required. Individual users, instructors, and students only need a browser. Read more →

Winners of the 2nd Annual Shiny Contest

2020-07-13 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
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After evaluating 220 submissions from 183 unique Shiny developers this year, RStudio is proud to finally announce the winners of the 2020 Shiny Contest. Read more →

RStudio and COVID-19

2020-04-17 Hadley Wickham
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A lot of the R community are involved in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we want to help out where we can. Read more →

Shiny Contest 2020 deadline extended

2020-03-18 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
The original deadline for Shiny Contest 2020 was this week, but given that many of us have had lots of unexpected changes to our schedules over the last week due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have decided to extend the deadline by two weeks. If you’ve been planning to submit an entry for the contest this week (and if history is any indicator, there may be a few of you out there), please feel free to take this additional time. Read more →

Shiny Contest 2020 is here!

2020-02-12 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
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Over the years, we have loved interacting with the Shiny community and loved seeing and sharing all the exciting apps, dashboards, and interactive documents Shiny developers have produced. So last year we launched the Shiny contest and 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 contestant put into building these apps, as well as submitting them as fully reproducible artifacts via RStudio Cloud. Read more →