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Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley, Advanced R, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2077-1_13

13. Every Cloud has a Shiny Lining

Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley1

(1)Elkhart Group Ltd. & Victoria College, Columbia City, Indiana, USA

When serving data to the public, easy access and interactive information make a real difference in comprehension. In this chapter, our goal is to provide access and some interesting uses for a more recent application, shiny (Chang, Cheng, Allaire, Xie, and McPherson, 2016).

Shiny is a web application framework for R. What it does is allow information consumers to interact with live data and analytics in R . This framework does not require knowledge of any web-based languages. All the same, surprisingly ...

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