Articles by chelsea

Dashboards in R with Shiny & Plotly

April 24, 2015 | chelsea

Shiny is an R application that allows users to build interactive web applications easily in R! Shiny apps involve two main components: a ui (user interface) script and a server script. The ui script controls the layout of the app and the server script controls what the app does. In ... [Read more...]

Create Colorful Graphs in R with RColorBrewer and Plotly

April 14, 2015 | chelsea

RColorBrewer is an R package that allows users to create colourful graphs with pre-made color palettes that visualize data in a clear and distinguishable manner. There are 3 categories of palettes: qualitative, diverging, and sequential. Qualitative palettes employ different hues to create visual differences between classes. These palettes are suggested for ... [Read more...]

Easy Error Bars with R and Plotly

March 25, 2015 | chelsea

Error bars are a great way to visually represent variability of a dataset, and are easy to graph with Plotly and R! Error bars can be used to visualize standard deviations, standard errors or confidence intervals (just don’t forget to specify which measure the error bar in the graph ... [Read more...]

3d surface plots with RStudio and Plotly

March 24, 2015 | chelsea

Recently you may have seen how to build a 3d surface plot with Plotly and IPython notebook. Here you can learn the basics of creating a 3d surface plot with Plotly in RStudio. Just add the Plotly library into your RStudio environment then add a Plotly username and key: install.... [Read more...]

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