Upcoming R conferences (2022)

The daffodils are out, the sun is shining(ish), spring is in the air! And that means that it’s time to start planning for the conference season. This year we’ll be treated to a lot more in person conferences for the first time since 2020, but for those of you who either prefer the online formats, or are still a bit hesitant about attending large conferences, fear not! There are many online and hybrid conferences for you to enjoy, and we’ve included a few highlights below.

Customising your Rprofile

What is an Rprofile Every time R starts, it runs through a couple of R scripts. One of these scripts is the .Rprofile. This allows users to customise their particular set-up. However, some care has to be taken, as if this script is broken, this can cause R to break. If this happens, just delete the script! Full details of how the .Rprofile works can be found in my book with Robin on Efficient R programming.

Job: Junior Systems Administrator (with a focus on R/Python)

Jumping Rivers is a data science consultancy company focused on R and Python. We work across industries and throughout the world. We offer a mixture of training, modelling, and infrastructure support. Jumping Rivers is an RStudio Full Service Certified Partner. This role is suitable for anyone interested in deploying (Linux-based) data science services and contains two main elements: Client facing: assess virtual servers & services. Identify potential issues or improvements.

We're RStudio Trainers!

We’re RStudio Trainers! Big news. RStudio recently started certifying trainers in three areas: the tidyverse, Shiny and teaching. To be certified to teach a topic you have to pass the exam for that topic and the teaching exam. Even bigger news. Four of your lovely Jumping Rivers trainers are now certified to teach at least one topic! Check out the RStudio certified trainers page to see me (Theo Roe), Rhian Davies, Colin Gillespie and Roman Popat in action!

Hosting RStudio Server on Azure

Can’t be bothered reading, tell me now Getting started Setting up R Opening ports ready for RStudio Installing RStudio Nicer URLs Adding SSL Can’t be bothered reading, tell me now Host RStudio server on an azure instance. Configure the instance to access RStudio with a nice url. Do you use RStudio Pro? If so, checkout out our managed RStudio services Getting started Azure is cloud computing framework provided by Microsoft, the same idea as AWS by Amazon.