Getting Started with Quarto


Tom Mock

Pre Work

Please clone via RStudio

  • Install these R packages:
pkg_list <- c(
  "tidyverse", "gt", "gtExtras", "reactable", 
  "ggiraph",  "here", "quarto", "rmarkdown", 
  "gtsummary", "palmerpenguins", "fs", "skimr"
  1. Navigate to

  2. Click on the green “Code” button and copy the url under the HTTPS tab

  3. In RStudio, use File > New Project > Version Control > From Git > and then paste the URL into the source repo box and then click enter!


This workshop is designed for those who have no or little prior experience with R Markdown and who want to learn Quarto. Quarto is the next generation of RMarkdown for publishing, including dynamic and static documents and multi-lingual programming language support. With Quarto you can create documents, books, presentations, blogs or other online resources.


Understanding magic with Quarto
Authoring with Markdown and more
Computation and Editors
Static reports and documents
Blogs & Websites


Tom Mock, PhD is the Customer Enablement Lead at RStudio, helping RStudio’s customers be as successful as possible. He is deeply involved in the global data science community, sharing tips on #RStats Twitter (find him at @thomas_mock), as co-founder of #TidyTuesday, a weekly Data Science learning challenge, and presenting on various Data Science topics on YouTube or at conferences.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.