Use Quarto to produce scientific and technical documentation#

Quarto is the latest update to the R Studio interface which allows creating scientific and technical documentation which instructors can use as part of their coursework. Quarto generates .qmd files which is used to produce publication worthy documentation. Quarto uses knitr when R is executed inorder to produce .qmd files.


Stat 20 instructor Andrew Bray uses Quarto to generate which sits on top of netlify which internally uses Quarto as part of the CI/CD. There is also a quarto component in the gradescope autograder as the container infrastructure needs to simulate Datahub environment inorder to run the code containing .qmd files.

For more information about Quarto, Read here


Quarto can be used in integration with Jupyter Lab. Read more about it here