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Building Web Applications in R with Shiny

Build interactive web apps straight from R with shiny!

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Course Description

Shiny is an R package that makes it easy to build interactive web apps straight from R. Shiny combines the computational power of R with the interactivity of the modern web. This course will take you from R programmer to Shiny developer. If you want to take a fresh, interactive approach to telling your data story, let users interact with your data and your analysis, and do it all with R, dive in!

  1. 1

    Introduction and Shiny basics

    Free

    This chapter lays out the basic architecture of a shiny app. You'll learn how to create the user interface and the server function for your first shiny application.

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    Welcome to the course!
    50 xp
    What's in an app?
    50 xp
    First peek under the hood
    100 xp
    User interface
    50 xp
    Extend the UI
    100 xp
    Extend the UI further
    100 xp
    Server function
    50 xp
    Rules of server functions
    50 xp
    Fix it up
    100 xp
    Recap
    50 xp

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Collaborators

Nick CarchediNick Solomon

Prerequisites

Intermediate R
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