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Web Application Development with R Using Shiny by Chris Beeley

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Summary

In this chapter we have learned several methods for sharing your Shiny applications with the world. This process is very easy indeed with fellow users of R, and a little harder with the whole Internet, but however you do it I'm sure you'll agree that it was relatively painless and worth the effort. In this chapter we have discussed beginning to use Git and GitHub (and Gist) and using them to share your code and applications with other R users. We also looked at distributing Shiny applications manually or over FTP to R users using .zip and .tar files. We covered hosting solutions to share your application with the whole Internet, including Glimmer and Shiny Server and future directions for each. Lastly, we discussed compatibility issues ...

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