From R Markdown to Quarto

ASA Travelling Workshop

9:30 am -5:00 pm
Thursday, June 22, 2023
Alaska Science Center
Glenn Olds Hall
4210 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Quarto is an open-source scientific and technical publishing system that offers multilingual programming language support to create dynamic and static documents, books, presentations, blogs, and other online resources. In this workshop, you will learn how to apply your reproducible authoring skills to the Quarto format and learn about new tools and workflows for authoring with Quarto in RStudio. You will learn to create static documents as well as slide presentations. The workshop will also introduce you to Quarto projects which you can use to build websites and write blogs and books. Finally, you will learn various ways to deploy and publish your Quarto projects on the web.

In the Morning

Producing a Single Document

Time Module
9:30 - 10:30 Hello Quarto
10:30 - 10:40 10 min break
10:40 - 11:40 Documents
12:00 - 1 Lunch

In the Afternoon

Producing Websites and Books

Time Module
1:00 - 1:50 Presentations
1:50 - 2:00 10 min break
2:00 - 3:00 Websites
3:00 - 3:10 10 min break
3:10 - 4:10 Books
4:10 - 4:30 20 min break
4:30 - 5:00 Miscellaneous


Andrew Bray is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Statistics at UC Berkeley, where he develops and teaches courses in statistics and data science. His research interests include statistical computing, data privacy, and applications of statistical models to environmental science. He is one of the authors of the infer R package for resampling based inference and an enthusiastic user of all things R Markdown / Quarto.

The materials for this workshop were authored by Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel and Andrew Bray supported by the ASA Traveling Course program. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.