This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.rstudio.com/blog/leaflet-1-1-0
Leaflet 1.1.0 is now available on CRAN! The Leaflet package is a tidy wrapper for the Leaflet.js mapping library, and makes it incredibly easy to generate interactive maps based on spatial data you have in R.
This release was nearly a year in the making, and includes many important new features.
Easily add textual labels on markers, polygons, etc., either on hover or statically
Highlight polygons, lines, circles, and rectangles on hover