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Web Application Development with R Using Shiny by Chris Beeley

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Chapter 1. Installing R and Shiny and Getting Started!

If you have heard about R, you probably know that it's free and open source and well on its way to becoming a preeminent tool for statisticians and data scientists. You may be aware that there are over 4000 user-contributed packages available for R, which help users with tasks as diverse as computational chemistry, physics, finance, clinical trials, medical imaging, psychometrics, machine learning, statistical methods, and extremely powerful and flexible statistical graphics.

The Shiny package is a free contributed package to R that makes it incredibly easy to deliver interactive data summaries and queries to end users through any modern web browser. Shiny comes with a variety of widgets for ...

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