Articles by Hadley Wickham

rstudio::global() talk deadline extension

August 12, 2020 | Hadley Wickham

We’ve received requests from a number of you to submit talks for rstudio::global() after the deadline (tomorrow, August 14). We know things are particuarly tough at the moment, so we’re extending the deadline by two weeks for everyone; the new submission deadline is August 28 at 11:59PM PDT. We’... [Read more...]


July 16, 2020 | Hadley Wickham

We’ve made the difficult decision to cancel rstudio:conf(2021) for the health and safety of our attendees and the broader community ????. Instead, we’re excited to announce rstudio::global(2021): our first ever virtual event focused on all things R and RStudio! We have never done a virtual event before ... [Read more...]

rstudio::global() call for talks

July 16, 2020 | Hadley Wickham

We’re excited to announce that the call for talks for rstudio::global(2021) is now open! Since we’re rethinking the conference to make the most of the new venue, the talks are going to be a little different to usual. This year we are particularly interested in talks from ... [Read more...]

RStudio and COVID-19

April 16, 2020 | Hadley Wickham

As we’re all aware, the impact of the current global pandemic has been significant. We know that many in the R community are involved in the response, and we want to help out where we can. If you are using R and Shiny to analyse or visualise ... [Read more...]

Our first artist in residence: Allison Horst!

November 17, 2019 | Hadley Wickham

I’m very excited to announce that Allison Horst is RStudio’s inaugural artist-in-residence. Allison is one of my favourite artists in the R community. Over the next year, she’s going to be working with us to create even more awesome artwork. Here’s a little about Allison in ...
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Deadline extended for rstudio::conf(2020) abstract submissions

September 5, 2019 | Hadley Wickham

rstudio::conf, the conference on all things R and RStudio, will take place January 29 and 30, 2020 in San Francisco, California, preceded by Training Days on January 27 and 28. We’ve received requests from a number of you for permission to submit talk/e-poster abstracts after the deadline (today, September 6). In response, we’... [Read more...]

rstudio::conf(2020) is open for registration!

July 14, 2019 | Hadley Wickham

rstudio::conf, the conference for all things R and RStudio, will take place January 29 and 30, 2020 in San Francisco, California. It will be preceded by Training Days on January 27 and 28. Early Bird registration is now open! Conference: Wednesday-Thursday, Jan 29-30 Join me, your host and Chief Scientist of RStudio, for our ...
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rstudio::conf(2019) diversity scholarships

August 9, 2018 | Hadley Wickham

rstudio::conf(2019) continues our tradition of diversity scholarships, and this year we’re doubling the program (again!) to 38 recipients: 32 domestic diversity scholarships available to anyone living in the US or Canada who is a member of a group that is under-represented at rstudio::conf. 6 international scholarships available to residents of ... [Read more...]

Summer interns

February 11, 2018 | Hadley Wickham

We are excited to announce the first formal summer internship program at RStudio. The goal of our internship program is to enable RStudio employees to collaborate with current students to create impactful and useful applications that will help both RStudio users and the broader R community, and help ensure that ... [Read more...]

R-Admins Community

November 2, 2017 | Hadley Wickham

Today we’re pleased to announce a new category of dedicated to R administrators: There are already multiple places where you can get help with R, Shiny, the RStudio IDE, and the tidyverse. There are, however, far fewer resources for R ... [Read more...]

September 13, 2017 | Hadley Wickham

We’re excited to announce, a new site for discussions about RStudio, the tidyverse, and friends. To begin with, we’re focussing on three main areas: The Tidyverse Shiny RStudio IDE We expect to launch category in the near future for RStudio admins. This will be a ... [Read more...]

haven 1.1.0

July 12, 2017 | Hadley Wickham

I’m pleased to announce the release of haven 1.1.0. Haven is designed to faciliate the transfer of data between R and SAS, SPSS, and Stata. It makes it easy to read SAS, SPSS, and Stata file formats in to R data frames, and makes it easy to save your R ... [Read more...]

dbplyr 1.1.0

June 26, 2017 | Hadley Wickham

I’m pleased to announce the release of the dbplyr package, which now contains all dplyr code related to connecting to databases. This shouldn’t affect you-as-a-user much, but it makes dplyr simpler, and makes it easier to release improvements just for database related code. You can install the latest ... [Read more...]

bigrquery 0.4.0

June 25, 2017 | Hadley Wickham

I’m pleased to announce that bigrquery 0.4.0 is now on CRAN. bigrquery makes it possible to talk to Google’s BigQuery cloud database. It provides both DBI and dplyr backends so you can interact with BigQuery using either low-level SQL or high-level dplyr verbs. Install the latest version of bigrquery ... [Read more...]

dplyr 0.7.0

June 12, 2017 | Hadley Wickham

I’m pleased to announce that dplyr 0.7.0 is now on CRAN! (This was dplyr 0.6.0 previously; more on that below.) dplyr provides a “grammar” of data transformation, making it easy and elegant to solve the most common data manipulation challenges. dplyr supports multiple backends: as well as in-memory data frames, you ... [Read more...]
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