Register now for Hadley Wickham's Master R in Amsterdam

2016-04-30 Roger Oberg
On May 19 and 20, 2016, Hadley Wickham will teach his two day Master R Developer Workshop in the centrally located European city of Amsterdam. This is the first time we’ve offered Hadley’s workshop in Europe. It’s a rare chance to learn from Hadley in person. Only 3 public Master R Developer Workshop classes are offered per year and no future classes in Europe are planned at this time for 2016 or 2017. Read more →

RStudio at the Open Data Science Conference

2016-03-28 Roger Oberg
If you’re a data wrangler or data scientist, ODSC East in Boston from May 20-22 is a wonderful opportunity to get up-to-date on the latest open source tools and trends. R and RStudio will have a significant presence. J.J. Allaire, RStudio founder and CEO, will talk about recent and upcoming improvements in R Markdown. The creator of Shiny and CTO of RStudio,** Joe Cheng**, will review the progress made bridging modern web browsers and R, along with the newest updates to htmlwidgets and Shiny frameworks. Read more →

Hadley Wickham's Advanced R in Amsterdam

2016-02-06 Roger Oberg
On May 19 and 20, 2016, Hadley Wickham will teach his two day Master R Developer Workshop in the centrally located European city of Amsterdam. Are you ready to upgrade your R skills? Register soon to secure your seat. For the convenience of those who may travel to the workshop, it will be held at the Hotel NH Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Hadley teaches a few workshops each year and this is the only one planned for Europe. Read more →

Register for Hadley Wickham's Master R Developer Workshop - San Francisco

2015-12-09 Roger Oberg
Are you ready to upgrade your R skills? Register soon to secure your seat. On January 28 and 29, 2016, Hadley Wickham will teach his popular Master R Developer Workshop at the Westin San Francisco Airport. The workshop is offered only 3 times a year and the San Francisco class is already nearly 50% full. This is the only Master R Developer Workshop Hadley is planning for the US West Coast in 2016. Read more →

RStudio Essentials Webinar Series

2015-12-01 Garrett Grolemund
The RStudio IDE is bursting with capabilities and features. Do you know how to use them all? Tomorrow, we begin an “RStudio Essentials” webinar series. This will be the perfect way to learn how to use the IDE to its fullest. The series is broken into six sections always on a Wednesday at 11 a.m. EDT: Programming Part 1 (Writing code in RStudio) - December 2nd Programming Part 2 (Debugging code in RStudio) - December 9th Read more →

Are you headed to Strata? It's next week!

2015-09-23 Roger Oberg
RStudio will again teach the new essentials for doing (big) data science in R at this year’s Strata NYC conference, September 29 2015 ( You will learn from Garrett Grolemund, Yihui Xie, and Nathan Stephens who are all working on fascinating new ways to keep the R ecosystem apace of the challenges facing those who work with data. Topics include: R Quickstart: Wrangle, transform, and visualize data Instructor: Garrett Grolemund (90 minutes) Read more →

Article Spotlight: Persistent data storage in Shiny apps

2015-07-15 Garrett Grolemund
The articles section on has lots of great advice for Shiny developers. A recent article by Dean Attali demonstrates how to save data from a Shiny app to persistent storage structures, like local files, servers, databases, and more. When you do this, your data remains after the app has closed, which opens new doors for data collection and analysis. Read Dean’s article and more at Read more →

New Shiny cheat sheet and video tutorial

2015-06-22 Garrett Grolemund
We’ve added two new tools that make it even easier to learn Shiny. Video tutorial The How to Start with Shiny training video provides a new way to teach yourself Shiny. The video covers everything you need to know to build your own Shiny apps. You’ll learn: The architecture of a Shiny app A template for making apps quickly The basics of building Shiny apps How to add sliders, drop down menus, buttons, and more to your apps Read more →

Hadley Wickham's Master R Developer Workshop - Washington DC registration is open

2015-06-12 Roger Oberg
“Master” R in Washington DC this September! Join RStudio Chief Data Scientist Hadley Wickham at the AMA – Executive Conference Center in Arlington, VA on September 14 and 15, 2015 for this rare opportunity to learn from one of the R community’s most popular and innovative authors and package developers. It will be at least another year before Hadley returns to teach his class on the East Coast, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn from him in person. Read more →

SparkR preview by Vincent Warmerdam

2015-05-28 Garrett Grolemund
This is a guest post by Vincent Warmerdam of SparkR preview in Rstudio Apache Spark is the hip new technology on the block. It allows you to write scripts in a functional style and the technology behind it will allow you to run iterative tasks very quickly on a cluster of machines. It’s benchmarked to be quicker than hadoop for most machine learning use cases (by a factor between 10-100) and soon Spark will also have support for the R language. Read more →