Packages

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Low Friction Package Management in Three Parts

May 6, 2021

Successful package management strategies are usually a three-part plan with clearly delineated responsibilities between admins and data scientists.

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New in knitr: Improved accessibility with image alt text

April 20, 2021

The latest version of the knitr package is now on CRAN. A highlight of the version 1.32 release is the ability to add alt text to figures produced by code chunks. Read on to learn more about how to improve the accessibility of your knitted HTML-based output.

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plumber 1.1.0

March 29, 2021

{plumber} v1.1.0 is now on CRAN! In this post, we'll highlight some of the most exciting new features in both the v1.1.0 and v1.0.0 releases, including: parallel endpoint execution, a tidy interface, and request body parsing

Painful Package Management

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Painful Package Management

February 11, 2021

Data science teams are often frustrated by poorly-designed or nonexistent approaches to R and Python package management. In this post, you'll learn specifically how that pain shows up for data scientists and how to identify your organization's requirements for a better package management plan.

The Package Management Prime Directive

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The Package Management Prime Directive

February 5, 2021

Data Scientists and the IT Admins or DevOps engineers who support these platforms often face "package management" problems. Understanding and following the package management prime directive can drastically ease your organization's headaches.

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Shiny 1.6

February 1, 2021

Shiny 1.6 is now on CRAN! This release includes significant improvements to theming, caching, accessibility, and more.

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Announcing blogdown v1.0

January 18, 2021

The blogdown package is now on CRAN. Read on for highlights from the version 1.0 release, including smoother workflows, new checking functions to guide you into the pit of success, the ability to pin Hugo versions, better organization of content files via page bundles, and the new Markdown mode for R Markdown posts.

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Latest News from the R Markdown Family

December 21, 2020

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.

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(Re-)introducing Distill for R Markdown

December 7, 2020

We are proud to announce the latest release of the distill package is now on CRAN. This version contains a number of major upgrades including the introduction of themed articles and websites, search, and improved accessibility.

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sparklyr 1.3: Higher-order Functions, Avro and Custom Serializers

July 16, 2020

Sparklyr 1.3 is now available, featuring integration of Spark higher-order functions, and data import/export in Avro and in user-defined serialization formats.

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Shiny 1.4.0

October 15, 2019

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Shiny v1.3.2

April 26, 2019

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Keras for R

September 5, 2017

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leaflet 1.1.0

February 22, 2017

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xml2 1.1.1

January 24, 2017