Custom Emails with R Markdown and Blastula

We’re pleased to announce blastula, a package for creating beautiful custom emails in R. At RStudio, we love interactive dashboards, but some situations call for a different communication mechanism. Use blastula to:

  • Compose custom email bodies based on code, code output, and markdown
  • Send emails using SMTP servers - even GMail - or integrate with production services like RStudio Connect

Blastula makes it easy to send notifications for everything from anomaly detection to fantasy basketball results, all without leaving R. Please be sure to visit the blastula website to find additional resources.


RStudio Connect Email Tutorial with Blastula 0.3.1 #

  • Description: Learn what to expect from the new blastula custom email experience on RStudio Connect.
  • Data: Diamonds, Texas Home Sales
  • Keywords: R Markdown, RStudio Connect, blastula, email

Customized Conditional Email Workflows on RStudio Connect #

  • Description: Create an R Markdown report that will send an automated alert (email) whenever store inventory drops below a warning threshold.
  • Data: Simulated Etsy shop inventory and orders
  • Keywords: R Markdown, RStudio Connect, blastula, email

Custom Emails with Parameterized R Markdown #

  • Description: A parameterized R Markdown HTML report which includes a custom email that can be requested via RStudio Connect.
  • Data: Access to Care
  • Keywords: Parameterized R Markdown, RStudio Connect, blastula