Introduction to R Shiny Web Applications

January 18, 2016

(This article was first published on r – Lunean, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Shiny is a web framework for R developers. Shiny allows users to develop websites that help present their analyses to users by allowing the analyses to be interactive through a web-based interfaces. Shiny web-interfaces are programmed in R without the need to develop anything in HTML, CSS, or Javascript, although Shiny is flexible enough to incorporate custom HTML, CSS, or Javascript if the user desires (to develop customized visualizations for instance). Most components of modern websites are available directly from Shiny. The presentation covers the basics of using Shiny while providing information on R packages that can help enhance Shiny websites with additional interactive features, such as interactive plots with tooltips.


The post Introduction to R Shiny Web Applications appeared first on Lunean.

To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on their blog: r – Lunean. offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials on topics such as: Data science, Big Data, R jobs, visualization (ggplot2, Boxplots, maps, animation), programming (RStudio, Sweave, LaTeX, SQL, Eclipse, git, hadoop, Web Scraping) statistics (regression, PCA, time series, trading) and more...

If you got this far, why not subscribe for updates from the site? Choose your flavor: e-mail, twitter, RSS, or facebook...

Comments are closed.

Search R-bloggers


Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)