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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 →

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 →

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 →

Using R to Drive Agility in Clinical Reporting: Questions and Answers

2020-10-08 Andy Nicholls, Michael Rimler
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Andy Nicholls and Michael Rimler from healthcare firm GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) answer questions posed during their recent webinar, Using R to Drive Agility in Clinical Reporting. Read more →

Debunking R and Python Myths: Answering Your Questions

2020-09-10 Samantha Toet and Carl Howe
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In this post, we answer questions raised by participants and attendees during our recent Debunking R & Python Myths webinar. Our bottom line was to use the tools that let you be most productive in the shortest amount of time. Read more →

R vs. Python: What's the best language for Data Science?

2019-12-17 Lou Bajuk
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We will briefly examine the debates over R vs. Python, and then share why we believe R and Python can, should and do work beautifully together. Read more →

Try out RStudio Connect on Your Desktop for Free

2019-02-13 Cole Arendt
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Have you heard of RStudio Connect, but do not know where to start? Maybe you are trying to show your manager how Shiny applications can be deployed in production, or convince a DevOps engineer that R can fit into her existing tooling. Perhaps you want to explore the functionality of RStudio’s Professional products to see if they fit the needs you have in your work. Today, we are excited to announce the RStudio QuickStart, which allows you to try out RStudio Connect for free from your desktop. Read more →

RStudio Connect v1.6.4.2 - Security Update

2018-07-09 Jeff Allen
A security vulnerability in a third-party library used by RStudio Connect was uncovered during a security audit last week. We have confirmed that this vulnerability has not been used against any of the RStudio Connect instances we host, and are unaware of it being exploited on any customer deployments. Under certain conditions, this vulnerability could compromise the session of a user that was tricked into visiting a specially crafted URL. The issue affects all versions of RStudio Connect up to and including 1. Read more →

RStudio Connect v1.6.4

2018-06-19 Cole Arendt
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RStudio Connect version 1.6.4 is now available! There are a few breaking changes and a handful of new features that are highlighted below. We encourage you to upgrade as soon as possible! Breaking Please take note of important breaking changes before upgrading. Pandoc 2 RStudio Connect includes Pandoc 1 and will now also include Pandoc 2. Admins do not need to install either. If you have deployed content with rmarkdown version 1. Read more →

RStudio Connect v1.6.2

2018-05-09 Cole Arendt
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RStudio Connect version 1.6.2 is now available! There are a handful of new features that are highlighted below. We encourage you to upgrade as soon as possible! Recommend Building R from Source If you have installed R using apt-get, yum, or some other package manager, we recommend that you install R from source instead. This protects you from application breakages when the system version of R is upgraded. We have updated our documentation to reflect these best practices concerning R administration for use with Connect. Read more →