R Weekly 2021-W05 rstudio::global, useR 2021 Call for Abstracts

This week’s release was curated by Jon Calder, with help from the R Weekly team members and contributors.



rstudio::global(2021) %>% summarise()


New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


  • {circletyper} 1.0.0: Curve text elements in Shiny applications.

  • {leaflegend} 0.1.0: Provides extensions to the ‘leaflet’ package to customize legends with images, text styling, orientation, sizing, and symbology.

  • {bslib} 0.2.4: Custom ‘Bootstrap’ ‘Sass’ Themes for ‘shiny’ and ‘rmarkdown’

  • {Microsoft365R} 1.0.0: Interface to the ‘Microsoft 365’ Suite of Cloud Services


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