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Building tidy tools workshop

2019-03-08 Roger Oberg
Join RStudio Chief Data Scientist Hadley Wickham for his popular “Building tidy tools” workshop in Sydney, Australia! If you’d missed the sold out course at rstudio::conf 2019 now is your chance. Register here: https://www.rstudio.com/workshops/building-tidy-tools/ You should take this class if you have some experience programming in R and you want to learn how to tackle larger-scale problems. You’ll get the most if you’re already familiar with the basics of functions (i. Read more →

RStudio Instructor Training

2019-02-28 Greg Wilson
We are pleased to announce the launch of RStudio’s instructor training and certification program. Its goal is to help people apply modern evidence-based teaching practices to teach data science using R and RStudio’s products, and to help people who need such training find the trainers they need. Like the training programs for flight instructors, the ski patrol, and the Carpentries, ours distinguishes between instructors (who teach end users) and coaches (who teach instructors). Read more →

Try out RStudio Connect on Your Desktop for Free

2019-02-13 Cole Arendt
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Have you heard of RStudio Connect, but do not know where to start? Maybe you are trying to show your manager how Shiny applications can be deployed in production, or convince a DevOps engineer that R can fit into her existing tooling. Perhaps you want to explore the functionality of RStudio’s Professional products to see if they fit the needs you have in your work. Today, we are excited to announce the RStudio QuickStart, which allows you to try out RStudio Connect for free from your desktop. Read more →

Summer Internships 2019

2019-01-18 Greg Wilson
We are excited to announce the second formal summer internship program at RStudio. The goal of this program is to enable RStudio employees to collaborate with students to do work that will help both RStudio users and the broader R community, and help ensure that the community of R developers is as diverse as its community of users. Over the course of the internship, you will work with experienced data scientists, software developers, and educators to create and share new tools and ideas. Read more →

RStudio Server Pro is now available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace

2019-01-08 Roger Oberg
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RStudio is excited to announce the availability of its flagship, enterprise-ready, integrated development environment for R in Azure Marketplace. RStudio Server Pro for Azure is an on-demand, commercially-licensed integrated development environment (IDE) for R on the Microsoft Azure Cloud. It offers all of the capabilities found in the popular RStudio open source IDE, plus turnkey convenience, enhanced security, the ability to manage multiple R versions and sessions, and more. It comes pre-configured with multiple versions of R, common systems libraries, and the most popular R packages. Read more →

Announcing the 1st Shiny Contest

2019-01-07 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
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Shiny apps are a great way to communicate your data science insights with striking, dynamic, interactive visualizations and reports. 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. We also love seeing Shiny developers openly sharing their code and process for building apps so that others can learn from them and improve their apps. Read more →

Thinking about going to rstudio::conf 2019? Act soon!

2018-11-28 Roger Oberg
rstudio::conf 2019, the conference for all things R and RStudio, is less than two months away and we’re looking forward to seeing everyone January 15 - 18 in Austin, TX. Register for rstudio::conf 2019 Already registered? Book your room at the Fairmont If you haven’t registered for a workshop or the conference or booked your travel yet, we have some good news and some bad. The bad news (because we want everyone to be able to attend) is that many workshops are sold out, and conference registrations were already at 91% of capacity as of November 28! Read more →

Summer Intern Projects

2018-10-22 Becky Bajan
This summer we had five interns participate in our internship program. Each intern was here for 10 weeks and worked closely with a mentor or team. Everyone jumped right in and contributed quickly. We are excited about the progress our interns made and wanted to share it with you here! Fanny Chow (@Fannystats) worked with Max Kuhn on bootstrapping methods in the rsample package. Check out her blog post here. Read more →

Announcing RStudio Package Manager

2018-10-17 Sean Lopp
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We’re excited to announce the general availability of our newest RStudio professional product, RStudio Package Manager. RStudio Package Manager helps your team, department, or entire organization centralize and organize R packages. Get started with the 45 day evaluation today! With more than 13,000 packages in the R ecosystem, managing the packages you and your teams need can be challenging. R users naturally want the latest, but everyone benefits from reproducibility, stability, and security in production code. Read more →

R/Medicine Conference

2018-08-13 Joseph Rickert
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We are less than one month away from the R/Medicine conference! Tickets are still available to connect with the R users who are advancing the way we think about human health. The goal of the R/Medicine conference is to promote the use of the R programming environment and the R ecosystem in medical research and clinical practice. In addition to showcasing novel tools, algorithms and methods for analyzing medical and clinical data, we hope the conference will provide a forum for collaboration within the community. Read more →