Interactive Shiny documents in RMarkdown

As we saw in the previous chapter, interactive documents can be made very easily using R Markdown in RStudio. Even if you are not using RStudio, it is a simple matter of writing an R Markdown file with Shiny code in it. If you do not use RStudio, you will need an up-to-date version of Pandoc (the version in many Linux distributions is not recent enough). For more on installing Pandoc on Linux, Windows, or Mac, go to

RMarkdown is based on Markdown, which is a markup language designed to be easily converted into HTML, but which looks much more like a natural document in its raw format, as opposed to HTML or other markup languages (such as LaTeX), which have more prominent ...

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