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 →

RStudio: A Single Home for R and Python Data Science

2021-01-13 Lou Bajuk
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Over the past year, RStudio has invested in making our pro and open source offerings the best common home for both R- and Python-based Data Science. In this blog post, we explain why we support both Python and R, review these recent features, and encourage readers to attend our upcoming webinar. Read more →

Shiny Server 1.5.16 Update

2021-01-13 Kelly O'Briant
Important Security Notice A vulnerability was discovered in Shiny Server that could allow the download of published application source code directly from the server. This issue affects both Shiny Server Pro and the open source Shiny Server product. We recommend upgrading to the new version immediately. If this is not possible, please contact support@rstudio.com who will supply an interim fix that can be applied to the configuration. Release Notes In addition to the important security patch described above, the following items have been addressed in this release: Read more →

X-Sessions at rstudio::global

2021-01-11 Samantha Toet
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To kick off the momentum of rstudio::global, some of our sponsors are hosting industry and professionally focused sessions the days leading up to our 24-hour marathon on January 21st. Read more →

Last Call for the 2020 R Community Survey

2021-01-07 Carl Howe
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Only 2 days left before our survey closes! Please fill out our 3nd annual survey so that we can better understand today's R community. We'll publish the results in February 2021 as free and open source data. Read more →

Custom Google Analytics Dashboards with R: Building The Dashboard

2021-01-06 Carl Howe
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In this post, I continue our series on how to create your own Google Analytics dashboard in R. Using the data we downloaded in our last post, we'll now create a simple dashboard showing blog page views over time and highlighting the most popular ones. Read more →

Exploring US COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

2020-12-23 Art Steinmetz
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Arthur Steinmetz, former Chairman, CEO, and President of OppenheimerFunds, uses R and the tidymodels package to explore the relationship between COVID-19 cases and mortality in the US. Read more →

Winners of the 2020 RStudio Table Contest

2020-12-23 Rich Iannone and Curtis Kephart
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Tables are a fantastic way to communicate lists of quantitative and qualitative information. To help celebrate them, and to encourage the R community to share great examples with code and tutorials, we've hosted the 2020 Table Contest. This year's contest has been a smashing success. Let's have a look at the winners and honourable mentions. 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 →

RStudio Connect 1.8.6

2020-12-16 Kelly O'Briant
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RStudio Connect helps teams of all sizes operationalize their data science work, and provides a single point of access to data products for decision makers. In this release, we have emphasized features that will help address maturing DevOps requirements within organizations seeking to deploy and scale data science. This release of RStudio Connect builds on the existing Server API, making experimental endpoints officially supported and introducing a brand new slate of API improvements based on feedback we’ve received from the community. Read more →