This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.rstudio.com/blog/rstudio-v1-1-preview-terminal
Today we’re excited to announce availability of our first Preview Release for RStudio 1.1, a major new release which includes the following new features:
A Connections tab which makes it easy to connect to, explore, and view data in a variety of databases. A Terminal tab which provides fluid shell integration with the IDE, xterm emulation, and even support for full-screen terminal applications. An Object Explorer which can navigate deeply nested R data structures and objects.