packages

Embedding Shiny Apps in Tableau Dashboards Using shinytableau

2021-10-21 Isabella Velásquez
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This post introduces and walks through shinytableau, a package that allows you to create dashboard extensions that embed Shiny apps in Tableau. Users can take advantage of R’s powerful visualization and reporting capabilities when working in Tableau dashboards. Read more →

pins 1.0.0

2021-10-04 Hadley Wickham
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pins 1.0.0 is now available on CRAN! The pins package publishes data, models, and other R objects, making it easy to share them across projects and with your colleagues. Pins can be versioned, making it straightforward to track changes, re-run analyses on historical data, and undo mistakes. Read more →

Low Friction Package Management in Three Parts

2021-05-06 Alex K Gold
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Successful package management strategies are usually a three-part plan with clearly delineated responsibilities between admins and data scientists. Read more →

New in knitr: Improved accessibility with image alt text

2021-04-20 Alison Hill, Christophe Dervieux, Yihui Xie
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The latest version of the knitr package is now on CRAN. A highlight of the version 1.32 release is the ability to add alt text to figures produced by code chunks. Read on to learn more about how to improve the accessibility of your knitted HTML-based output. Read more →

plumber 1.1.0

2021-03-29 Barret Schloerke and Carson Sievert
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{plumber} v1.1.0 is now on CRAN! In this post, we’ll highlight some of the most exciting new features in both the v1.1.0 and v1.0.0 releases, including: parallel endpoint execution, a tidy interface, and request body parsing Read more →

Painful Package Management

2021-02-11 Alex K Gold
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Data science teams are often frustrated by poorly-designed or nonexistent approaches to R and Python package management. In this post, you’ll learn specifically how that pain shows up for data scientists and how to identify your organization’s requirements for a better package management plan. Read more →

The Package Management Prime Directive

2021-02-05 Alex K Gold
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Data Scientists and the IT Admins or DevOps engineers who support these platforms often face “package management” problems. Understanding and following the package management prime directive can drastically ease your organization’s headaches. Read more →

Shiny 1.6

2021-02-01 Carson Sievert, Winston Chang, and Barret Schloerke
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Shiny 1.6 is now on CRAN! This release includes significant improvements to theming, caching, accessibility, and more. Read more →

Announcing blogdown v1.0

2021-01-18 Alison Hill, Christophe Dervieux, Yihui Xie
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The blogdown package is now on CRAN. Read on for highlights from the version 1.0 release, including smoother workflows, new checking functions to guide you into the pit of success, the ability to pin Hugo versions, better organization of content files via page bundles, and the new Markdown mode for R Markdown posts. Read more →

Latest News from the R Markdown Family

2020-12-21 Alison Hill, Christophe Dervieux, Yihui Xie
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An end-of-2020 round-up of all the latest news from the R Markdown family of packages so that you know all you need to know to take advantage of the newest features. Read more →