RStudio IDE

Announcing RStudio Workbench

2021-06-02 Daniel Petzold
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RStudio Server Pro is now RStudio Workbench. With growing support for a wide range of development environments, we believe this new release is the best single platform to support open source, code-first data science, whether your team is using R or Python. 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 →

Announcing RStudio 1.4

2021-01-19 Daniel Petzold and Carl Howe
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RStudio 1.4 has now officially been released. We think this is a must-have upgrade because it delivers credible, agile, and durable tooling for serious data science. Read more →

RStudio v1.4 Preview: The Little Things

2020-12-02 Jonathan McPherson
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This post is part of a series on new features in RStudio 1.4, currently available as a preview release. Today, we continue a long-standing tradition of concluding our preview blog series with a look at some of the smaller features we’ve added to the IDE. Deeper Outlines for R Scripts If you write R scripts longer than a couple of pages, you probably already use RStudio’s document outline pane, which makes it easy to see an overview of your R script and navigate quickly to any section. Read more →

RStudio 1.4 Preview: New Features in RStudio Server Pro

2020-11-16 Karl Feinauer
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This blog post is part of a series on new features in RStudio 1.4, currently available as a preview release. Today, we’re going to talk about what’s new in RStudio Server Pro (RSP) 1.4. The 1.4 release includes integration with a frequently requested editor (VS Code), several quality of life improvements for working with Launcher environments, new user administration commands, and long-awaited SAML support! Let’s get started! RStudio Server Pro Single Sign-On Authentication with SAML 2. Read more →

RStudio 1.4 Preview: Citations

2020-11-09 JJ Allaire
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This post is part of a series on new features in RStudio 1.4, currently available as a preview release. A few weeks ago we blogged about the new visual markdown editor included in RStudio v1.4. Today we’ll go into more depth on the citation features included in visual mode, including easy insertion of citations from: Your document bibliography. Zotero personal or group libraries. DOI (Document Object Identifier) references. Searches of Crossref, DataCite, or PubMed. Read more →

RStudio v1.4 Preview: Command Palette

2020-10-14 Jonathan McPherson
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This post is part of a series on new features in RStudio 1.4, currently available as a preview release. What’s a Command Palette? Just as a paint palette gives the artist instant access to all their colors, a command palette is a software affordance that gives instant, searchable access to all of a program’s commands. RStudio 1.4 introduces this very popular tool to our workbench. Command palettes have become a fixture of modern IDEs, and with good reason. Read more →

RStudio v1.4 Preview: Python Support

2020-10-07 Kevin Ushey
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Last week, we introduced RStudio’s new visual markdown editor. Today, we’re excited to introduce some of the expanded support for Python in the next release of RStudio. Python Support The RStudio 1.4 release introduces a number of features that will further improve the Python editing experience in RStudio: The default Python interpreter to be used by RStudio / reticulate can now be customized in the Global Options pane, Read more →

RStudio v1.4 Preview: Visual Markdown Editing

2020-09-30 J.J. Allaire
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Today we’re excited to announce availability of our first Preview Release for RStudio 1.4, a major new release which includes the following new features: A visual markdown editor that provides improved productivity for composing longer-form articles and analyses with R Markdown. New Python capabilities, including display of Python objects in the Environment pane, viewing of Python data frames, and tools for configuring Python versions and conda/virtual environments. The ability to add source columns to the IDE workspace for side-by-side text editing. 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 →