Yihui Xie is a software engineer at RStudio. He earned his PhD from the Department of Statistics, Iowa State University. He is interested in interactive statistical graphics and statistical computing. As an active R user, he has authored several R packages, such as knitr, bookdown, blogdown, xaringan, tinytex, rolldown, animation, DT, tufte, formatR, fun, xfun, mime, highr, servr, and Rd2roxygen. He also co-authored a few other R packages, including shiny, rmarkdown, rticles, and leaflet. He has authored two books, “Dynamic Documents with knitr” (Xie 2015), and “bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown” (Xie 2016), and co-authored two books, “blogdown: Creating Websites with R Markdown” (Xie, Hill, and Thomas 2017), and “R Markdown: The Definitive Guide” (Xie, Allaire, and Grolemund 2018).
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May 24, 2017
The most typical use of R Markdown is to create a single output document from a source document, and there is no special organization of the output documents.
March 11, 2015
HTMLwidgets are always hosted within an R package and include all of the source code for their dependencies. This is to ensure that code which depends on widgets doesn’t require an internet connection or the ongoing availability of an internet service to run.