Here are the news, tips & tricks I learned from the 2017 RStudio Conference in Kissimmee, Florida. I am updating this blog throughout the conference. I hope you'll come back to see the latest!
Jan 14, 3:31 PM: Productivity tips for using R Notebooks, from RStudio software engineer Jonathan McPherson's presentation:
- There's a new outline view for Notebooks in RStudio: Look for an icon at the top right or use ctrl-shift-O.
- A notebook's progress bar doubles as a navigation bar to take you to the chunk that's currently running.
- If you want to make a notebook more reproducible - restart R and run all chunks
- You can customize keyboard shortcuts in newer versions of RStudio. Go to Tools > Modify Keyboard Shortcuts. McPherson suggests making keyboard shortcuts for collapsing and expanding all notebook chunks.
Jan 14, 2:54 PM:
You can create websites with R using R Markdown and the relatively new blogdown package. It uses a static-site-generator called Hugo, which can be installed within R with the command