d3 Showreel Combined with R and Shiny

December 10, 2012

(This article was first published on Timely Portfolio, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Since the d3 portion of the example provide in my last post d3 and r interacting through shiny was so weak, I thought it would be interesting to combine the much more compelling Showreel Example with the same stock data.  However, this time the data will come from R getSymbols.  Also, most of the plots would be better using cumulative return data, so we will use R to convert the price data into a cumulative return series.

Almost all credit for the code contained in this example goes to Mike Bostock, and although much of the code is now gone, the structure and idea belong to Trestle Technology’s Jeff Allen.

All code is hosted on Github, so please play, experiment, and let me know what great things you do with this.

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