RStudio Package Manager

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 https://packagemanager.rstudio.com. 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 →

Equipping Your Data Science Team to Work from Home

2020-05-12 Carl Howe
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Photo by Djurdjica Boskovic on Unsplash If your data science team experienced an abrupt transition to working at home, it may be a good time to rethink their development tools. In this post, I’ll talk about why laptop-centric data science gets in the way of strong data science teams and why you should consider deploying development and publishing servers. Working from Home Has Affected Both People and Data Like tigers and koalas, we data scientists are fairly solitary creatures. Read more →