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Interactive documents: An incredibly easy way to use Shiny

June 19, 2014
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Interactive documents: An incredibly easy way to use Shiny

R Markdown’s new interactive documents provide a quick, light-weight way to use Shiny. An interactive document embeds Shiny elements in an R Markdown report. The report becomes “live”, a choose your own adventure that readers can control and explore. Interactive documents are easy to create and easy to share. Create an interactive document To create an interactive document

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Comment sections and help instructions at the Shiny Dev Center

May 28, 2014
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Comment sections and help instructions at the Shiny Dev Center

We’ve added two new features that make it easier to learn Shiny with the Shiny Dev Center. Disqus comments - Each lesson and article on the Dev Center now has its own comments section. Use the comments section to start a discussion or to leave feedback about the articles. How to get help with Shiny –

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New Shiny article: Style your apps with CSS

May 7, 2014
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New Shiny article: Style your apps with CSS

Shiny apps use an HTML interface, which means that you can change the visual appearance of your apps quickly and simply with CSS files. Would you like to know how? I posted a new article that will step you through the options at the Shiny Dev Center. C...

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Announcing our new training web pages

April 10, 2014
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Announcing our new training web pages

We’ve redesigned our training pages to make it even easier for you to learn R or Shiny. Visit our new training web page, www.rstudio.com/training, to see: A curated list of free materials for learning R. We think that these are some of the most helpful resources on the web. They would make an effective starting place

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lubridate 1.2.0 now on CRAN

October 8, 2012
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lubridate 1.2.0 now on CRAN

The latest version of lubridate offers some powerful new features and huge speed improvements. Some areas, such as date parsing are more than 50 times faster. lubridate 1.2.0 also fixes those pesky NA bugs in 1.1.0. Here’s some of what you’ll find: Parsers can now handle a wider variety date formats, even within the same

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