Yihui Xie

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).

  • One R Markdown Document, Fourteen Demos - Yihui Xie22:58

    One R Markdown Document, Fourteen Demos - Yihui Xie

    R Markdown is a document format based on the R language and Markdown to intermingle computing with narratives in the same document.

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  • pagedown: Creating beautiful PDFs with R Markdown and CSS - Yihui Xie20:58

    pagedown: Creating beautiful PDFs with R Markdown and CSS - Yihui Xie

    The traditional way to beautiful PDFs is often through LaTeX or Word, but have you ever thought of printing a web page to PDF? Web technologies (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) are becoming more and more...

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  • Introducing blogdown, a new R package to make blogs and websites with R Markdown1:02:43

    Introducing blogdown, a new R package to make blogs and websites with R Markdown

    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.

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