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Building Your First R Shiny 1 Application

by Charlotte Wickham

Shiny is a tool that helps you turn your R code into professional, interactive web applications. This course will teach you how to build a Shiny app from the ground up.

What you'll learn

Shiny is a package that allows you to build interactive web apps using R code alone, and a shiny app is a great way to communicate your work to others. In this course, Building Your First R Shiny 1 Application, you'll walk through all the steps to get your first shiny app up and running. First, you’ll start by learning about the minimal requirements for a shiny app and how to have RStudio help you get them in place. Then, you’ll build a user interface and see how to populate it with R output. Finally, you’ll learn how to get your app live on the web. By the end of the course, you’ll have written your very own Shiny app, and be ready to embark on apps tailored to your own work.

About the author

Charlotte is a Data Scientist and Educator, who teaches in the Statistics Department at Oregon State University as well as operating her own consulting and training business. She loves to help people build their data super powers in R. She has a PhD in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley, but originally hails from New Zealand. If you've ever seen a tidyverse hex sticker with a cat on it, it was probably drawn by Charlotte. Charlotte lives in Corvallis, Oregon with 2.5 cats and... more

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