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Using Microsoft365R with Shiny
by Hong Ooi This article is a lightly-edited version of the "Microsoft365R and Shiny" vignette in the latest Microsoft365R release. We describe how to incorporate Microsoft365R and interactive authentication with Azure Active Directory (AAD) into a Shiny web app. There are a few steps involved: Register your app with AAD …
Microsoft365R: testers wanted
by Hong Ooi Microsoft365R author here. I've just updated the package on GitHub with the following features: Add support for shared mailboxes to get_business_outlook(). To access a shared mailbox, supply one of the arguments shared_mbox_id, shared_mbox_name or shared_mbox_email specifying the ID, displayname or email address of the mailbox respectively. Add …
AzureR update: new in May/June
by Hong Ooi This is a summary of the updates to AzureR family of packages in May and June 2021. AzureAuth Change the default caching behaviour to disable the cache if running inside Shiny. Update Shiny vignette to clean up redirect page after authenticating (thanks to Tyler Littlefield). Add a …
Microsoft365R 2.1.0 with Outlook support now on CRAN
by Hong Ooi I’m happy to announce that Microsoft365R 2.1.0 is now on CRAN with Outlook email support! Here’s a quick summary of the new features: Send, reply to and forward emails, optionally composed with blastula or emayili Copy and move emails between folders Create, delete, copy and move folders …
Outlook client support in Microsoft365R available for beta test
by Hong Ooi This is an announcement that a beta Outlook email client is now part of the Microsoft365R package. You can install it from the GitHub repository with: devtools::install_github("Azure/Microsoft365R") The client provides the following features: Send, reply to and forward emails, optionally composed with blastula or emayili Copy and …
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Teams support in Microsoft365R
by Hong Ooi I’m happy to announce that version 2.0 of Microsoft365R, the R interface to Microsoft 365, is now on CRAN! This version adds support for Microsoft Teams, a much-requested feature. To access a team in Microsoft Teams, use the get_team() function and provide the team name or ID. …
Microsoft365R: an R interface to the Microsoft 365 suite
I’m very happy to announce Microsoft365R, a package for working with the Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365) suite of cloud services. Microsoft365R extends the interface to the Microsoft Graph API provided by the AzureGraph package to provide a lightweight yet powerful interface to SharePoint and OneDrive, with support …
AzureCosmosR: interface to Azure Cosmos DB
by Hong Ooi Last week, I announced AzureCosmosR, an R interface to Azure Cosmos DB, a fully-managed NoSQL database service in Azure. This post gives a short rundown on the main features of AzureCosmosR. Explaining what Azure Cosmos DB is can be tricky, so here’s an excerpt from the official …
What's new with AzureR
by Hong Ooi This is an update on what’s been happening with the AzureR suite of packages. First, you may have noticed that just before the holiday season, the packages were updated on CRAN to change their maintainer email to a non-Microsoft address. This is because I’ve left Microsoft for …
Azure Functions with R and plumber
Azure Functions is a cloud service that allows you to deploy “serverless” microservices that are triggered by events (timers, HTTP POST events, etc) and automatically scale to serve demand while minimizing latency. The service natively supports functions written in C#, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell, Python and TypeScript, and now supports other …
R at Microsoft
I was my great pleasure yesterday to be a presenter in the "Why R Webinar" series, on the topic R at Microsoft. In the talk (which you can watch below) I recounted the history of Microsoft's acquisition of Revolution Analytics, and the various way the Microsoft supports R: its membership …
Quantum Computing: Microsoft
It’s possible right now to run quantum-inspired algorithms on a classical computer and observe the type of impact quantum computing will have on various business and social challenges. Read more
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AzureTableStor: R interface to Azure table storage service
by Hong Ooi I’m pleased to announce that the AzureTableStor package, providing a simple yet powerful interface to the Azure table storage service, is now on CRAN. This is something that many people have requested since the initial release of the AzureR packages nearly two years ago. Azure table storage …
Microsoft R Open 4.0.2 now available
Microsoft R Open 4.0.2 has been released, combining the latest R language engine with multi-processor performance and tools for managing R packages reproducibly. You can download Microsoft R Open 4.0.2 for Windows,and Linux from MRAN now. Microsoft R Open is 100% compatible with all R version 4 scripts and packages, …
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MLOPS with R and GitHub Actions
With thanks to the kind folks at Lander Analytics, video from my New York R Conference talk earlier this month is now available to view. The slides are also available for download in PDF format. In my talk, I described how I automated the deployment of a Shiny app using …