Rgitbook Package for Using R Markdown with Gitbook

April 22, 2014

(This article was first published on Jason.Bryer.org Blog - R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Last week I published an R script to interface with Gitbook. I received some positive feedback and decided to include all the code in an R package. This also allowed me to make some nice additions including default support for MathJax. It is currently available on Github and can be installed using devtools:


I have only tested this on Mac OS X, so please provide suggestions or issues on other systems. And of course, I wrote the documentation using the Gitbook framework. That is available here: jason.bryer.org/Rgitbook

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