RStudio Connect 1.8.4

2020-07-14 Kelly O'Briant
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A place for Python applications For data science teams looking to promote data-driven decision making within an organization, interactive applications built in R and Python are often the gold standard. These interactive tools, built by data science teams, are powerful when put in the hands of the right people, but they don’t do much good at all if they only run locally. R users who build Shiny applications hit this roadblock, and so do Python users working with tools like Dash, Bokeh, and Streamlit. Read more →

Winners of the 2nd Annual Shiny Contest

2020-07-13 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
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After evaluating 220 submissions from 183 unique Shiny developers this year, RStudio is proud to finally announce the winners of the 2020 Shiny Contest. Read more →

Why You Need a World Class IDE to Do Serious Data Science

2020-07-09 Daniel Petzold
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Data Science presents challenges in the iteration of new research, unique business requirements, multiple technologies, accountability of results, and finding lasting solutions. Learn how an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) built for Serious Data Science tackles these issues head-on. Read more →

Interoperability in July

2020-07-07 Carl Howe
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RStudio will be focusing on interoperability in this blog during the month of July, highlighting how data scientists are using other tools with R to perform their work. Read more →

Announcing Public Package Manager and v1.1.6

2020-07-01 Sean Lopp
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Today we are excited to release version 1.1.6 of RStudio Package Manager and announce This service builds on top of the work done by CRAN, to offer the R community: Access to pre-compiled packages on Linux via install.packages resulting in significantly faster package install times on Linux systems including cloud servers, CI/CD systems, and Docker containers. Historical checkpoints for CRAN enabling reproducible work, and even time travel, by freezing package dependencies with a one-line repository option. Read more →

Future-Proofing Your Data Science Team

2020-06-30 Dean Wood, Mango Solutions
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Data science today requires allowing employees to work from home. Mango Solutions believes that a centralized cloud-based platform and collaborative communication are key to making data science teams productive. Read more →

Does your Data Science Team Deliver Durable Value?

2020-06-24 Lou Bajuk, Carl Howe
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Delivering persistent value over the long haul from your data science team requires reusability, reproducibility, and up-to-date insights, built on a sustainable platform. Read more →

Is Your Data Science Team Agile?

2020-06-09 Lou Bajuk, Carl Howe
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Data science teams struggle to deliver results quickly. Agile techniques such as rapid iteration and continuous collaboration with stakeholders can help overcome these challenges. Read more →

Is Your Data Science Credible Enough?

2020-06-02 Lou Bajuk, Carl Howe
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For Data Science to be applied, decision makers must trust and accept the insights. Your team needs the tools to find relevant insights, and to communicate these insights in a way that builds trust and understanding. Read more →

RStudio 1.3 Released

2020-05-27 Jonathan McPherson
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Today we’re excited to announce the general release of RStudio 1.3. This release features many major improvements to the IDE, including: Dramatically improved accessibility for sight-impaired users, which also upgrades keyboard navigation, contrast ratios, and visibility for everyone. A real-time spell-checking engine, with suggestions, customizable dictionaries, and a built-in whitelist for common data science terms. Extensible, in-IDE tutorials powered by the learnr package. Settings and preferences are now stored in plain text files you can back up or manage with other tools; they can also be applied globally to all users on an RStudio Server. Read more →