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Web Application Development with R Using Shiny by Chris Beeley

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Google Analytics application

Now that we've got the basics, let's build something useful. We're going to build an application that allows you to interactively query data from the Google Analytics API. There is no room within this book to discuss registering for and using the Google Analytics API; however, you will very likely wish to make use of the wonderful rga package if you want to get your own Analytics data into R. This package provides an interface between the API and R; at the time of writing, it is still in development and cannot be downloaded using standard package management. Instructions for downloading, installing, and using rga can be found at https://github.com/skardhamar/rga.

To keep things simple, we will concentrate on data from ...

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