RStudio IDE

RStudio 1.2 Preview: C/C++ and Rcpp

2018-10-11 RStudio Team
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We’ve now discussed the improved support in RStudio v1.2 for SQL, D3, and Python. Today, we’ll talk about IDE support for C/C++ and Rcpp. The IDE has had excellent support for C/C++ since RStudio v0.99, including: Tight integration with the Rcpp package Code completion Source diagnostics as you edit Code snippets Auto-indentation Navigable list of compilation errors Code navigation (go to definition) The major new C/C++ feature in RStudio v1. Read more →

RStudio 1.2 Preview: Reticulated Python

2018-10-09 RStudio Team
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One of the primary focuses of RStudio v1.2 is improved support for other languages frequently used with R. Last week on the blog we talked about new features for working with SQL and D3. Today we’re taking a look at enhancements we’ve made around the reticulate package (an R interface to Python). The reticulate package makes it possible to embed a Python session within an R process, allowing you to import Python modules and call their functions directly from R. Read more →

r2d3 - R Interface to D3 Visualizations

2018-10-05 RStudio Team
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As part our series on new features in the RStudio v1.2 Preview Release, we’re pleased to announce the r2d3 package, a suite of tools for using custom D3 visualizations with R. RStudio v1.2 includes several features to help optimize your development experience with r2d3. We’ll describe these features below, but first a bit more about the package. Features of r2d3 include: Translating R objects into D3 friendly data structures Read more →

Announcing RStudio Professional Drivers

2017-10-16 Nathan Stephens
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Today we are excited to announce the availability of RStudio Professional Drivers. There are, of course, many ways to connect to Databases using R. RStudio Professional Drivers are specifically intended for use with our professional products, including RStudio Server Pro, Shiny Server Pro, and RStudio Connect. These data connectors combined with enhancements to dplyr, the odbc package, and the RStudio IDE provide a comprehensive suite of tools for accessing and analyzing data with your enterprise systems. Read more →

RStudio v1.1 Released

2017-10-09 Jonathan McPherson
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We’re excited to announce the general availability of RStudio 1.1. Highlights include: A connections tab which makes it easy to connect to, explore, and view data in a variety of databases. A terminal tab which provides fluid shell integration with the IDE, xterm emulation, and even support for full-screen terminal applications. An object explorer which can navigate deeply nested R data structures and objects. A new, modern dark theme and Retina-quality icons throughout. Read more →

RStudio v1.1 - The Little Things

2017-09-13 Jonathan McPherson
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Today, we’re concluding our blog series on new features in RStudio 1.1. If you’d like to try these features out for yourself, you can download a preview release of RStudio 1.1. Details matter Throughout this blog series, we’ve focused on some of the big features we added in RStudio 1.1. It’s not just the big things that matter, though; it’s sometimes the little ones that make the most difference in your day-to-day work. Read more →

RStudio 1.1 Preview - New Features in RStudio Server Pro

2017-09-07 Karl Feinauer, Jonathan McPherson
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Today, we’re continuing our blog series on new features in RStudio 1.1. If you’d like to try these features out for yourself, you can download a preview release of RStudio Server Pro 1.1. RStudio Server Pro Today we are going to be talking about some of the great new features we have added to RStudio Server Pro v1.1, which make users’ and administrators’ workflows more efficient. Let’s begin! Features for Users Homepage Improvements One of the key features of RStudio Server Pro is the ability for users to run multiple concurrent R sessions. Read more →

RStudio 1.1 Preview - I Only Work in Black

2017-08-30 B. Wayne
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Today, we’re continuing our blog series on new features in RStudio 1.1. If you’d like to try these features out for yourself, you can download a preview release of RStudio 1.1. I Only Work in Black For those of us that like to work in black or very very dark grey, the dark theme can be enabled from the ‘Global Options’ menu, selecting the ‘Appearance’ tab and choosing an ‘Editor theme’ that is dark. Read more →

RStudio v1.1 Preview - Object Explorer

2017-08-22 Kevin Ushey
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Today, we’re continuing our blog series on new features in RStudio 1.1. If you’d like to try these features out for yourself, you can download a preview release of RStudio 1.1. Object Explorer You might already be familiar with the Data Viewer in RStudio, which allows for the inspection of data frames and other tabular R objects available in your R environment. With RStudio v1.1, it will be possible to inspect hierarchical (list-like) R objects as well, using the Object Explorer. Read more →

RStudio 1.1 Preview - Data Connections

2017-08-16 Jonathan McPherson
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Today, we’re continuing our blog series on new features in RStudio 1.1. If you’d like to try these features out for yourself, you can download a preview release of RStudio 1.1. Data Connections Connecting to data sources in R isn’t always straightforward; even when you’re able to establish a connection, navigating within it and understanding the shape of the data inside can be difficult. We built the Connections tab to make it easy to establish connections to data sources and access the data they contain. Read more →