Web applications in R - Introduction to the Shiny Package


Presentation and Tutorial 8

Regular R-Meetup
SEM 2/3, Eurac Research, Bolzano

In this thematic meetup we will have a short tutorial about the shiny package. Shiny makes it easy to build interactive web apps straight from R. You can host standalone apps on a webpage or embed them in R Markdown documents or build dashboards.

We will cover the following topics:

  • What is a shiny app and why and when should we use it
  • Examples of shiny apps developed by members of out meetup. Here’s one
  • How to build a shiny app from sctatch
  • Share and deploy a shiny app. Different options, pros and cons
  • Questions and discussion
Giulio Genova
Institute for Alpine Environment

My research interests include modelling the spatial distribution of soil properties, the role of trace metals in soil functioning, and water use efficiency in agriculture.

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