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Shiny JavaScript Tutorials

2016-05-06 Garrett Grolemund
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We are happy to announce a new series of tutorials that will take your Shiny apps to the next level. In the tutorials, Herman Sontrop and Erwin Schuijtvlot of FRISS will teach you how to create custom JavaScript widgets and embed them into your Shiny apps. The JavaScript language is a powerful tool when combined with Shiny. You can use JavaScript code to create highly sophisticated actions, and the code can be run by your user’s web browser. Read more →

ShinyDevCon videos now available

2016-05-05 Joe Cheng
This past January, we held the first ever Shiny Developer Conference. It was a chance to gather together a group of intermediate to advanced Shiny users, and take their skills to the next level. It was an exciting event for me in particular, as I’ve been dying to share some of these intermediate and advanced Shiny concepts for years now. There are many concepts that aren’t strictly required to be productive with Shiny, but make a huge difference in helping you write efficient, robust, maintainable apps—and also make Shiny app authoring a lot more satisfying. Read more →

RStudio at the Open Data Science Conference

2016-03-28 Roger Oberg
If you’re a data wrangler or data scientist, ODSC East in Boston from May 20-22 is a wonderful opportunity to get up-to-date on the latest open source tools and trends. R and RStudio will have a significant presence. J.J. Allaire, RStudio founder and CEO, will talk about recent and upcoming improvements in R Markdown. The creator of Shiny and CTO of RStudio,** Joe Cheng**, will review the progress made bridging modern web browsers and R, along with the newest updates to htmlwidgets and Shiny frameworks. Read more →

Shiny 0.13.0

2016-01-20 Winston Chang
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Shiny 0.13.0 is now available on CRAN! This release has some of the most exciting features we’ve shipped since the first version of Shiny. Highlights include: Shiny Gadgets HTML templates Shiny modules Error stack traces Checking for missing inputs New JavaScript events For a comprehensive list of changes, see the NEWS file. To install the new version from CRAN, run: install.packages("shiny") Read on for details about these new features! Read more →

Shiny Developer Conference | Stanford University | January 2016

2015-10-29 Joe Cheng
Update Nov 2 2015: Wow, that was fast. Registration is full. If you add yourself to the waitlist, we’ll contact you first if/when we do this conference again. In the three years since we launched Shiny, our focus has been on helping people get started with Shiny. But there’s a huge difference between using Shiny and using it well, and we want to start getting serious about helping people use Shiny most effectively. Read more →

Are you headed to Strata? It's next week!

2015-09-23 Roger Oberg
RStudio will again teach the new essentials for doing (big) data science in R at this year’s Strata NYC conference, September 29 2015 (http://strataconf.com/big-data-conference-ny-2015/public/schedule/detail/44154). You will learn from Garrett Grolemund, Yihui Xie, and Nathan Stephens who are all working on fascinating new ways to keep the R ecosystem apace of the challenges facing those who work with data. Topics include: R Quickstart: Wrangle, transform, and visualize data Instructor: Garrett Grolemund (90 minutes) Read more →

RStudio adds a new Starter Plan, More Active Hours, and a Performance Boost to shinyapps.io

2015-08-24 Roger Oberg
Five months ago we launched shinyapps.io. Since then, more than 25,000 accounts have been created and countless Shiny applications have been deployed. It’s incredibly exciting to see! It’s also given us lots of data and feedback on how we can make shinyapps.io better. Today, we’re happy to tell you about some changes to our subscription Plans that we hope will make shinyapps.io an even better experience for Shiny developers and their application users. Read more →

Article Spotlight: Persistent data storage in Shiny apps

2015-07-15 Garrett Grolemund
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The articles section on shiny.rstudio.com has lots of great advice for Shiny developers. A recent article by Dean Attali demonstrates how to save data from a Shiny app to persistent storage structures, like local files, servers, databases, and more. When you do this, your data remains after the app has closed, which opens new doors for data collection and analysis. Read Dean’s article and more at shiny.rstudio.com/articles Read more →

New Shiny cheat sheet and video tutorial

2015-06-22 Garrett Grolemund
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We’ve added two new tools that make it even easier to learn Shiny. Video tutorial The How to Start with Shiny training video provides a new way to teach yourself Shiny. The video covers everything you need to know to build your own Shiny apps. You’ll learn: The architecture of a Shiny app A template for making apps quickly The basics of building Shiny apps How to add sliders, drop down menus, buttons, and more to your apps Read more →

Shiny 0.12: Interactive Plots with ggplot2

2015-06-16 Joe Cheng
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Shiny 0.12 has been released to CRAN! Compared to version 0.11.1, the major changes are: Interactive plots with base graphics and ggplot2 Switch from RJSONIO to jsonlite For a full list of changes and bugfixes in this version, see the NEWS file. To install the new version of Shiny, run: install.packages(c("shiny", "htmlwidgets")) htmlwidgets is not required, but shiny 0.12 will not work with older versions of htmlwidgets, so it’s a good idea to install a fresh copy along with Shiny. Read more →