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RStudio Shiny is becoming an increasingly popular tool for web-based, interactive data visualisations. The open source framework provides a flexible way to create and output modern information dashboards while drawing on the statistical power of R in combination with commonly used web technologies. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to RStudio Shiny programming and will cover design approaches, coding basics and how to publish your newly created app.
On conclusion of the workshop participants will be able to:
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
3-hour session comprising:
Overview (15 minutes)
Overview of tools and strategies
Design (15 minutes)
Design approaches to create stunning interfaces, incl. RStudio Shiny demos
Exercise (2 hours)
Building an interactive dashboard using RStudio Shiny:
R and basic HTML programming will be used to create the dashboard. Guidance for dashboard creation, step-by-step instructions and reference material will be provided.
Top tips (30 minutes)
Top 10 tips for working with RStudio Shiny, discussion of results and wrap-up.
Dr. Uri Muellner
Dr. uri Muellner is an IT professional with a background in adult teaching and computer science, including a PhD in media education. Uli is director at Epi-interactive, a Wellington-based consultancy company (epi-interactive.com) where he heads the data visualisation and e-Learning portfolio.