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Modularize your Shiny Apps: Exercises

October 15, 2018
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Modularize your Shiny Apps: Exercises

Shiny modules are short (well, usually short) server and UI functions, that can be connected to each other by a common namespace, and be embedded within a regular Shiny app. You can’t run a Shiny module without a parent Shiny app. The modules can contain both inputs and outputs, and are usually centered around a Related exercise sets: Building Shiny...

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Prettify your Shiny Tables with DT: Exercises

October 8, 2018
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Prettify your Shiny Tables with DT: Exercises

Have you ever wanted to make your Shiny tables interactive, more functional and look better? The DT package, which stands for “DataTables”, provides an R interface to the JavaScript library “DataTables”. It allows creating high standard tables by implementing the functionalities and design features that are available through the “DataTables” library. Even though the DT Related exercise sets: Parallel Computing...

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Pull the Right Strings with stringr: Exercises

October 1, 2018
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Pull the Right Strings with stringr: Exercises

By providing a set of wrappers to existing functions, the stringr package allows for simple, consistent and efficient manipulations of strings in R. Even though there are some more basic packages that offer strings-related functions, you might find yourself in need for a more complete and straightforward solution for handling strings in R. With a Related exercise sets: Bayesian Inference...

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Automating and Scheduling R Scripts in Windows: Tutorial

September 24, 2018
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Automating and Scheduling R Scripts in Windows: Tutorial

This tutorial will teach you how to run and schedule R scripts from the command line. Even though parts of this tutorial applies for other operating systems as well, the focus will be on Windows, since it is a bit less straightforward than in other systems. By the end of this tutorial you will have Related exercise sets: Mathematical Expressions...

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Step Up your Dashboard with shinydashboard: Exercises (Part-2)

September 17, 2018
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Step Up your Dashboard with shinydashboard: Exercises (Part-2)

The shinydashboard provides a well-designed dashboard theme for Shiny apps, and allows for an easy assembly of a dashboard from a couple of basic building blocks. The package is widely used in commercial environments as well, due to its neat features for building convenient and robust layouts. This exercise set will help you practice all Related exercise sets: Spatial Data...

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Step Up Your Dashboard With Shinydashboard – Part 1: Exercises

September 10, 2018
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Step Up Your Dashboard With Shinydashboard – Part 1: Exercises

The shinydashboard package provides a well-designed dashboard theme for Shiny apps and allows for an easy assembly of a dashboard from a couple of basic building blocks. The package is widely used in commercial environments as well, due to its neat features for building convenient and robust layouts. This exercise set will help you practice Related exercise sets: Spatial Data...

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Specialize in Geo-Spatial Visualizations With Leaflet – Part 2: Exercises

September 3, 2018
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Specialize in Geo-Spatial Visualizations With Leaflet – Part 2: Exercises

Leaflet is a JavaScript library for interactive maps. It is widely used across many platforms and fortunately, it is also implemented as a very user-friendly R package! With leaflet, you can create amazing maps within minutes that are customized exactly to your needs and embed them within your Shiny apps, markdowns or just view them Related exercise sets: Spatial Data...

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Specalize in Geo-Spatial Visualizations With Leaflet – Part 1: Exercises

August 27, 2018
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Specalize in Geo-Spatial Visualizations With Leaflet – Part 1: Exercises

Leaflet is a JavaScript library for interactive maps. It is widely used across many platforms, and fortunately it is also implemented as a very user-friendly R package! With leaflet, you can create amazing maps within minutes that are customized exactly to your needs and embed them within your Shiny apps, markdowns, or just view them Related exercise sets: Spatial Data...

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Harvesting Data From the Web With Rvest: Exercises

August 20, 2018
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Harvesting Data From the Web With Rvest: Exercises

The rvest package allows for simple and convenient extraction of data from the web into R, which is often called “web scraping.” Web scraping is a basic and important skill that every data analyst should master. You’ll often see it as a job requirement. In the following exercises, you will practice your scraping skills on Related exercise sets: Spatial Data...

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