This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.rstudio.com/blog/rstudio-connect-1-7-8-put-a-pin-in-it
This release adds new workflows for data scientists and improved production settings for administrators. For data scientists, it used to be hard to use the same data or R objects in different content, and even harder to update those resources regularly. This release enables you to pin objects in Connect to solve these challenges. For administrators, we’ve reduced the most common sources of publishing failures and significantly improved error handling. All together, version 1.