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

rstudio::conf 2020

One R Markdown Document, Fourteen Demos

February 4, 2020

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

pagedown: Creating beautiful PDFs with R Markdown and CSS

rstudio::conf 2019

pagedown: Creating beautiful PDFs with R Markdown and CSS

January 25, 2019

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...

Reproducible Reporting

Webinars

Reproducible Reporting

November 21, 2017

R Markdown and knitr make it easy to intermingle code and text to generate compelling reports and presentations that are never out of date.

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

Webinars

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

May 24, 2017

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.

Use JavaScript visualization libraries at the R console

Webinars

Use JavaScript visualization libraries at the R console

March 11, 2015

HTMLwidgets are always hosted within an R package and include all of the source code for their dependencies. This is to ensure that code which depends on widgets doesn’t require an internet connection or the ongoing availability of an internet service to run.