September 17, 2019

Web applications in R -
Outline

  1. What is a shiny app and why and when should we use it
  2. Examples of shiny apps developed by members of out meetup
  3. How to build a shiny app from sctatch
  4. Share and deploy a shiny app. Different options, pros and cons
  5. Questions and discussion

What is a shiny app

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.

It connects a servers side (R of course) with a client (a wep page)