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R Skåne Workshop

Making interactive web apps with {shiny}

  • Workshop

{shiny} is a popular R package for making interactive web interfaces in R. With it you can build an interface to your data in just a few steps, allowing you or your users to explore and interact with the data directly.

In this workshop, we will go through the minimum steps to get started with {shiny} and use it to explore a dataset - either one selected by me, or one by your choosing. It will be a hands-on session with materials both for beginners and intermediate users. Some experience with {ggplot2} and {dplyr} is useful, but not required. 

If possible, please, install R, RStudio and {tidyverse} and {shiny} R packages before the workshop.

Speaker:

Jakob Willforss - Jakob is a final-year PhD student in bioinformatics at Lund University. He develops R applications and uses data analysis for more sustainable agriculture. He enjoys teaching and has been involved in teaching introductory programming and data analysis at Lund University for several years.

Agenda:

17:30 – 17:45 – Meet & Greet
17:45 – 18:30 – Presentation & Workshop
18:30 – 19:00 – Meet & eat
19:00 – 20:00 – Workshop

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