Can I use R?
Absolutely. Our Binder environment supports using R in Jupyter notebooks and RStudio. We have chosen to start developing Python Jupyter notebooks first, but we would love to see community-developed, open educational resources created in R. If you'd like to help us get started, see How can I create/adapt a
Technology Driving Constellate
Constellate uses the following software: Ghost -- a publishing platform that hosts our “about” and help pagesAWS -- our platform is built in the cloud and is currently running in Amazon Web Services.BinderHub -- the web application behind our Analytics LabJupyter -- our code tutorials are all written in
Constellate provides a number of dataset options: Datasets in CSV of just bibliographic metadata. We allow individuals to download datasets of 25,000 items (or 50,000 if your institution participates in our beta program) within the Constellate dataset builder. We cap creation at 10 of these datasets a day