RStudio 1.1 new features

RStudio 1.1 new features

February 26, 2018

In this talk, Kevin will give a tour of the new features that became part of the v1.1 release of the RStudio IDE. The following features will be covered:

- The Terminal tab, giving access to a shell directly within the IDE,

- The Object Explorer, for inspecting deeply-nested R objects,

- The modern theme, including a dark IDE theme to accompany the dark editor themes,

- The Connections tab, for managing connections to external SQL data stores,

- Improvements to Git integration, making it easier to manage git branches from within the IDE, alongside a small set of other miscellaneous features that made their way into the v1.1.

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About the speaker

Kevin is a software engineer on the RStudio IDE team. He is an active member of the R community, member of the Rcpp core team, and has contributed to a wide variety of packages in the R ecosystem. He is the maintainer of the popular reticulate, renv, packrat, and RcppParallel R packages.