06 February 2013

Dallas R Users: Learn Shiny this Saturday, 2/9

Just a heads-up for any R users in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex: I’ll be presenting at the Dallas R Users Group this Saturday, 2/9/2013 at 10:00AM at the University of Dallas (1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, TX). I’ll be talking about how to use RStudio’s new Shiny framework to create R-powered web applications.

For the uninitiated, Shiny makes it trivial to create web applications in R using only R code — I’ll presume no knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, or any other web development tools. If you’re looking to share some of your R code publicly, Shiny may be a good solution to easily get your application into a browser and in front of your users. A couple of examples of what I’ve been doing in R include:

For more information and directions/parking instructions, checkout the Meetup page: http://www.meetup.com/Dallas-R-Users-Group/events/101898022/ . I’ll be sure to post the slides online afterwards for those interested.

See you there!