Running RStudio (1.2) Background Jobs

The forthcoming RStudio 1.2 release has a new “Jobs” feature for running and managing background R tasks.

I did a series of threaded screencaps on Twitter but that doesn’t do the feature justice.

So I threw together a quick ‘splainer on how to run and Python (despite RStudio not natively supporting Python) code in the background while you get other stuff done, then work with the results.

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3 Comments Running RStudio (1.2) Background Jobs

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  2. Randy Lai

    reticulate objects do not work because they are external pointers. You will need to convert them to R objects using py_to_r, then the flow should follow.


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