In this chapter, the main objective will be to learn how to install all the needed components to build an application in R with Shiny. Additionally, some general ideas about what R is will be covered in order to be able to dive deeper into programming using R.
The following topics will be covered in this chapter:
As stated on the R-project main website:
"R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics."
R is a successor of S and is a GNU project. This means, briefly, that anyone can have access to its source codes and can modify or adapt it to their needs. Nowadays, it is gaining ...