BI and Open Source Data Science: Strengths and Challenges

2021-03-11 Lou Bajuk
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Continuing our series on self-service BI tools and code-friendly, open source data science, in this post we dive into the strengths and challenges of the different approaches. Read more →

Time to get your Shiny on, Shiny Contest 2021 is here!

2021-03-11 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
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Like the sun rising in the East, the Shiny Contest returns to reinvigorate the Shiny app development landscape. It is always amazing to see how brilliant and giving this community is. This contest is one way to show off and be recognized for your work, all while sharing such that others can benefits from your example. Read more →

RStudio Professional Drivers 1.7.0

2021-03-10 Ricardo Andrade and Nathan Stephens
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Announcing the 1.7.0 release of the RStudio Professional Drivers, which includes security updates, a preview release of the Snowflake driver, an updated Oracle driver, and other changes. Read more →

BI and Data Science: The Best of Both Worlds

2021-03-04 Lou Bajuk
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In many large organizations, Business Intelligence and Data Science teams compete for budget and mindshare. By focusing on how data science can both augment and complement BI tools such as Tableau and PowerBI, these teams can unite on their common goal: delivering data-driven insights for better decision making. Read more →

Summer Internships 2021

2021-03-02 Akosua Boateng
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We are excited to announce the fourth formal summer internship program at RStudio. The goal of our internship program is to enable RStudio employees to collaborate with current students to do impactful work that not only helps both RStudio users and the broader community, but ensures that the community of R developers is just as diverse as its community of users. Read more →

Introducing the RStudio Launcher Plugin SDK

2021-02-23 Maria Semple
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Learn about the new RStudio Launcher Plugin SDK, which helps developers integrate their preferred Job Management System with RStudio Team products. Read more →

Introducing Shiny App Stories

2021-02-12 Winston Chang and Nick Strayer
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Today we’re introducing App Stories to the Shiny website. If you’ve spent any time learning about Shiny, there’s a good chance you’ve already seen our Shiny User Showcase. These are applications that Shiny users around the world have allowed us to share, and it’s an excellent place to get ideas about what you can do with Shiny. App Stories are a bit different from the User Showcase: an App Story will center around a Shiny application, but the application will be designed specifically to show off specific features, and it will also include explanations of how to use those features. Read more →

Painful Package Management

2021-02-11 Alex K Gold
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Data science teams are often frustrated by poorly-designed or nonexistent approaches to R and Python package management. In this post, you'll learn specifically how that pain shows up for data scientists and how to identify your organization's requirements for a better package management plan. Read more →

The Package Management Prime Directive

2021-02-05 Alex K Gold
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Data Scientists and the IT Admins or DevOps engineers who support these platforms often face "package management" problems. Understanding and following the package management prime directive can drastically ease your organization's headaches. Read more →

What's New on RStudio Cloud - February 2021

2021-02-04 Robby Shaver
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RStudio Cloud is always evolving, so we're beginning a series of blog posts to highlight things that have changed behind the scenes. Read more →