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R Data Science Essentials by Sharan Kumar Ravindran, Raja B. Koushik

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Creating an interactive dashboard using Shiny

Shiny is a web application framework for R. We can create an interactive dashboard using Shiny. We will see the implementation of a sample dashboard using R and Shiny in detail.

In order to create interactive dashboards using Shiny from R, we need to install and load the shiny package in R:

install.packages("shiny")
library(shiny)

After installing and loading the shiny package in R, you can check the \win-library\3.2\shiny\examples path in the R folder where the folders and files related to the packages are saved. The R folder would mostly be present in the program files; if R doesn't have the administrative privilege to write to the program files, it would be present in the Documents folder or any ...

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