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An RStudio Table Contest for 2021

2021-09-30 Rich Iannone and Curtis Kephart
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RStudio Table Contest 2021! We thought the 2020 Table Contest was quite successful (so many great entries!) so we’re doing it all again in 2021. We hope, as ever, that this year’s iteration of the contest encourages even more sharing and recognition of the many ways people work with and display data in R. Read more →

RStudio Professional Drivers 1.8.0

2021-06-28 Ricardo Andrade and Brian Deitte
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Announcing the 1.8.0 release of the RStudio Professional Drivers, with a fully supported Snowflake driver, a more compatible NTLMv2 support for the Microsoft SQLServer driver, and other updated drivers. Read more →

(Re)Introducing the "Solutions" website

2021-05-27 Mark Sellors
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RStudio’s solutions website has been around for a long time and has recently undergone an extensive redesign Read more →

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 →