RStudio IDE

RStudio v0.99 Preview: Code Completion

2015-02-23 RStudio Team
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We’re busy at work on the next version of RStudio (v0.99) and this week will be blogging about some of the noteworthy new features. If you want to try out any of the new features now you can do so by downloading the RStudio Preview Release. The first feature to highlight is a fully revamped implementation of code completion for R. We’ve always supported a limited form of completion however (a) it only worked on objects in the global environment; and (b) it only worked when expressly requested via the tab key. Read more →

RStudio v0.99 Preview: Vim Mode Improvements

2015-02-23 Jonathan McPherson
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RStudio’s code editor includes a set of lightweight Vim key bindings. You can turn these on in Tools | Global Options | Code | Editing: For those not familiar, Vim is a popular text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It can take some practice and dedication to master Vim style editing but those who have done so typically swear by it. RStudio’s “vim mode” enables the use of many of the most common keyboard operations from Vim right inside RStudio. Read more →

Balancing the Load | What's New in RStudio Server Pro?

2015-01-13 Roger Oberg
As R users know, we’re continuously improving the RStudio IDE. This includes RStudio Server Pro, where organizations who want to deploy the IDE at scale will find a growing set of features recently enhanced for them. If you’re not already familiar with RStudio Server Pro here’s an updated summary page and a comparison to RStudio Server worth checking out. Or you can skip all of that and download a free 45 day evaluation right now! Read more →

Hadley Wickham Master R Developer Workshop - Space Limited

2014-12-23 Roger Oberg
Give yourself the gift of “mastering” R to start 2015! Join RStudio Chief Data Scientist Hadley Wickham at the Westin San Francisco on January 19 and 20 for this rare opportunity to learn from one of the R community’s most popular and innovative authors and package developers. As of this post, the workshop is two-thirds sold out. If you’re in or near California and want to boost your R programming skills, this is Hadley’s only West Coast public workshop planned for 2015. Read more →

Announcing Packrat v0.4

2014-07-22 Kevin Ushey
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We’re excited to announce a new release of Packrat, a tool for making R projects more isolated and reproducible by managing their package dependencies. This release brings a number of exciting features to Packrat that significantly improve the user experience: Automatic snapshots ensure that new packages installed in your project library are automatically tracked by Packrat. Bundle and share your projects with packrat::bundle() and packrat::unbundle() – whether you want to freeze an analysis, or exchange it for collaboration with colleagues. Read more →

RStudio presents Essential Tools for Data Science with R

2014-07-16 Roger Oberg
The RStudio team recently rolled out new capabilities in RStudio, shiny, ggvis, dplyr, knitr, R Markdown, and packrat. The “Essential Tools for Data Science with R” free webinar series is the perfect place to learn more about the power of these R packages from the authors themselves. Click to learn more and register for one or more webinar sessions. You must register for each separately. If you miss a live webinar or want to review them, recorded versions will be available to registrants within 30 days. Read more →

New Version of RStudio: R Markdown v2 and More

2014-06-18 RStudio Team
Today we’re very pleased to announce a new version of RStudio (v0.98.932) which is available for download now. New features in this release include: A next generation implementation of R Markdown with a raft of new features including support for HTML, PDF, and Word output, many new options for customizing document appearance, and the ability to create presentations (Beamer or HTML5). Interactive Documents (Shiny meets R Markdown). Readers can now change the parameters underlying your analysis and see the results immediately. Read more →

New Version of RStudio (v0.98)

2013-12-03 RStudio Team
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We’re pleased to announce that the final version of RStudio v0.98 is available for download now. Highlights of the new release include: An interactive debugger for R that is tightly integrated with base R debugging tools (browser, recover, etc.) Numerous improvements to the Workspace pane (which is now called the Environment pane). R Presentations for easy authoring of HTML5 presentations that include R code, output, and graphics. Read more →

RStudio OS X Mavericks Issues Resolved

2013-11-12 RStudio Team
When OS X Mavericks was released last month we were very disappointed to discover a compatibility issue between Qt (our cross-platform user interface toolkit) and OS X Mavericks that resulted in extremely poor graphics performance. We now have an updated preview version of RStudio for OS X (v0.98.475) that not only overcomes these issues, but also improves editor, scrolling, and layout performance across the board on OS X (more details below if you are curious): Read more →

RStudio and OS X 10.9 Mavericks

2013-10-22 RStudio Team
UPDATE: RStudio OS X Mavericks Issues Resolved This post is now out of date (see link above for information on getting a version of RStudio that works with OS X Mavericks). Today Apple released OS X 10.9 “Mavericks”. If you are a Mac user and considering updating to the new OS there are some RStudio compatibility issues to consider before you update. As a result of a problem between Mavericks and the user interface toolkit underlying RStudio (Qt) the RStudio IDE is very slow in painting and user interactions when running under Mavericks. Read more →