Jeromy Anglim's Blog: Psychology and Statistics

Monday, September 12, 2016

Suggestions for how R and RStudio could improve auto-completion and usability of R

RStudio has improved the power of auto-completion in R and generally increased usability. However, there remains the potential to improve discoverability and usability. There are also coding practices that R package authors can adopt both to work better with auto-complete and make the features of their R package more discoverable.  After using and teaching R for the last ten years, this post outlines what I see as major areas for potential improvement.