RStudio 1.1 new features – Kevin Ushey

February 26, 2018


In this talk, Kevin will give a tour of the new features that became part of the v1.1 release of the RStudio IDE. The following features will be covered:

– The **Terminal** tab, giving access to a shell directly within the IDE,

– The **Object Explorer**, for inspecting deeply-nested R objects,

– The **modern theme**, including a dark IDE theme to accompany the dark editor themes,

– The **Connections** tab, for managing connections to external SQL data stores,

– Improvements to **Git** integration, making it easier to manage `git` branches from within the IDE, alongside a small set of other miscellaneous features that made their way into the v1.1.

About the speaker

Kevin Ushey
Software Engineer, RStudio

Kevin is a software engineer at RStudio, and primarily works on the RStudio IDE. He is an active R user, a member of the Rcpp core team, and has contributed to a wide variety of packages in the R ecosystem. He is the maintainer of the ‘packrat‘ package, which allows users to manage their R package

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