Articles by Senthil Thyagarajan

Get over that data fatigue

August 14, 2020 | Senthil Thyagarajan

So you are looking at numbers everyday. These can be in excel sheets / google sheets while cleaning data or trying to get some insights out of the tables in various dashboards you see daily. These numbers might be currency , rates or just volume of any metrics you want to track. ... [Read more...]

Whats Cooking ??

March 28, 2020 | Senthil Thyagarajan

This R shiny app is for all the home chefs out there looking to try different recipes, especially now that we are all social distancing and looking at ways to keep us sane! (Yes, cooking is a form of meditation wherein the end, you have something to eat :D). From ... [Read more...]

Styling DataTables

April 19, 2019 | Senthil Thyagarajan

Most of the shiny apps have tables as the primary component. Now lets say you want to prettify your app and style the tables. All you need understand how tables are built using HTML. This is how the default datatable looks like in the app. In order to build the ... [Read more...]

Edit datatables in R shiny app

April 17, 2019 | Senthil Thyagarajan

Tables are very much the standard way of representing data in dashboard along with visualizations. Wouldnt it be more useful if you could edit the values in the tables to trigger some calculations and update the values on the fly . These can be used for adjusting allocations or budgets in ... [Read more...]

Visualizing your favourite song?

September 23, 2018 | Senthil Thyagarajan

Recently I was searching for some gifts when I stumbled across Sound Viz and Cumberland Coast . These were your favorite songs which were visualized and printed. So that’s when I started looking into on how could you visualize them. So I wanted to try the same and that’s ... [Read more...]

Visualizing Airbnb listings.

October 24, 2017 | Senthil Thyagarajan

In this day and age of so many sharing services like Uber and Lyft , pricey hotels are being replaced by Airbnb. Students, working people and travelers wouldn’t always want to pay a high price for staying a couple of nights at the Marriott and would rather stay at a ... [Read more...]

Taps near you

September 17, 2017 | Senthil Thyagarajan

While working on a couple of projects involving beer data I did land up at breweries association. They have a data set on all the breweries across the US. This raw html table was scrapped ,cleaned and geocoded using R. You can find the R Scripts which ... [Read more...]

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