RStudio Connect

RStudio Connect 1.8.4

2020-07-14 Kelly O'Briant
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A place for Python applications For data science teams looking to promote data-driven decision making within an organization, interactive applications built in R and Python are often the gold standard. These interactive tools, built by data science teams, are powerful when put in the hands of the right people, but they don’t do much good at all if they only run locally. R users who build Shiny applications hit this roadblock, and so do Python users working with tools like Dash, Bokeh, and Streamlit. Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.8.2

2020-04-02 Kelly O'Briant
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A big update for our Python community One of the biggest frustrations for a data scientist, whether your primary language is R or Python, is to have your hard work go underutilized. A stream of disposable reports, emails, and presentations that get viewed once and cast aside are not the ideal recipe for how to make an impact. To combat this, we have seen data scientists create more interactive content (such as applications, APIs, and dashboards) to engage the divided attention of stakeholders. Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.8.0

2020-01-22 Sean Lopp
RStudio Connect helps data science teams quickly make an impact by enabling them to publicize reports, models, dashboards, and applications created in R and Python with business stakeholders. The 1.8.0 release makes it even easier for teams to start sharing. For Data Scientists, highlights include: Python Support: Improvements that make it easier to share Jupyter Notebooks and mixed R and Python content. pins: An easy way to share data, models, and other objects. Read more →

Emails from R: Blastula 0.3

2019-12-05 Sean Lopp
We’re pleased to announce blastula, a package for creating beautiful custom emails in R. At RStudio, we love interactive dashboards, but some situations call for a different communication mechanism. Use blastula to: Compose custom email bodies based on code, code output, and markdown Send emails using SMTP servers - even GMail - or integrate with production services like RStudio Connect Blastula makes it easy to send notifications for everything from anomaly detection to fantasy basketball results, all without leaving R. Read more →

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
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 Connect 1.7.6 - Publish Git-backed Content

2019-06-24 Kristopher Overholt
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 Connect - Important Security Patch

2019-06-13 Sean Lopp
This RStudio Connect patch release addresses an urgent security update and an important bug fix. Security Update: Password Authentication A vulnerability has been identified for customers using RStudio Connect’s built-in password authentication. Due to the risks involved, password authentication will now require the configuration setting Server.Address for operations that will send emails. If this setting is not configured an error will occur for these operations. More detailed information about the vulnerability will be released in a future post. 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 →

RStudio Connect 1.7.2

2019-03-22 Kelly O'Briant
RStudio Connect 1.7.2 is ready to download, and this release contains some long-awaited functionality that we are excited to share. Several authentication and user-management tooling improvements have been added, including the ability to change authentication providers on an existing server, new group support options, and the official introduction of SAML as a supported authentication provider (currently a beta feature*). But that’s not all… keep reading to learn about great additions to the RStudio Connect UI, updates to Python support, and a brand new Admin dashboard view for tracking scheduled content. Read more →