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 →

RStudio Connect 1.8.6 - Administrator Digest

2020-12-16 Kelly O'Briant
Security & Authentication LDAP / Active Directory Changes Group handling within RStudio Connect has significantly improved for LDAP / Active Directory within this release. Groups will now be synchronized via a background process on a scheduled interval. The group membership for a user is determined on login rather than at the time of content access, and permission checks will use synced data from the RStudio Connect database rather than making LDAP requests. Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.8.6 - Deployment API

2020-12-16 Kelly O'Briant
Automate deployment with the RStudio Connect Server API With RStudio Connect, your team can publish straight from the desktop or server IDE with the push of a button or orchestrate a fully customized deployment pipeline. While push-button publishing is powerful and convenient, it’s not the ideal solution for all organizations. Data science teams need tools that can help traditional IT administrators understand how to provide sophisticated oversight for the deployment and management of data science artifacts. Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.8.6 - Python Update

2020-12-16 Kelly O'Briant
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Bokeh and Streamlit support is now generally available We are happy to announce that the newest interactive Python content types, Bokeh and Streamlit, are now generally available in RStudio Connect. Thank You! to everyone who reached out to provide feedback on Bokeh and Streamlit during the Beta period. The RStudio Connect User Guide contains information about our support for Bokeh and Streamlit, including detailed deployment instructions, example applications, and known limitations/compatibility requirements for each framework: Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.8.6 - Server API

2020-12-16 Kelly O'Briant
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Audit Server Content with the RStudio Connect API In 1.8.6, RStudio Connect administrators have the ability to create reports that track and manage the content on their servers. If you’ve ever wanted the answers to questions like: How do I produce a list of all the content we have published to RStudio Connect? Which applications can be accessed by which people and which groups? Which versions of R and Python are actually being used, and by which publishers? Read more →

Announcing the 2020 R Community Survey

2020-12-11 Carl Howe
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Want data about how people learn and use R? If so, 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 →