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Advanced R: Data Programming and the Cloud by Joshua F. Wiley, Matt Wiley

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© Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley 2016

Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley, Advanced R, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2077-1_15

15. Dynamic Reports and the Cloud

Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley1

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

In the preceding chapters, you saw how Shiny delivers interactive environments based on dynamic data. Dynamic reports and the live dashboards have many similarities. On the other hand, this chapter, because the reports end up as PDFs, is less interactive. Reports are a fact of life in many fields, and stakeholders tend to require snapshots in time rather than fully interactive environments. Through the knitr and rmarkdown packages, we create documents (for example, PDF, HTML, or Microsoft Word) based on ...

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