This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blogs.rstudio.com/tensorflow/posts/2021-11-18-keras-updates
For a while, it may have seemed that Keras for R was in some undecidable state, like Schrödinger's cat before inspection. It is high time to correct that impression. Keras for R is back, with two recent releases adding powerful capabilities that considerably lighten previously tedious tasks. This post provides a high-level overview. Future posts will go into more detail on some of the most helpful new features, as well as dive into the powerful low-level enhancements that make the former possible.