Introduction to Shiny

Introduction to Shiny

Access the GitHub repository for this presentation (with the presentation pdf and code for examples) at

RMarkdown and bookdown

Introduction This is an introductory post into using Bookdown. Bookdown is a powerful package that allows you to create documents embedding images, tables, and code. One great reason to use Bookdown is that you can put results and images from your code directly into your text, which reduces the chances of copying errors. For this post, I’m going to focus on creating an HTML document, though you can also create outputs in Word and PDF formats.

Introduction to R and RStudio

link to pdf Links Etherpad notes Data Carpentry R lesson Download R Download RStudio Why R? R doesn’t involve pointing and clicking Great for reproducibility Works for all sorts of data Creating awesome graphics Interdisplincary with a large community Free, open-source, and cross-platform RStudio RStudio is a free Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for working with R This provides a framework for: Writing code Navigating files Visualizing packages Creating projects Many other goodies (version control, making packages, Shiny apps) RStudio Projects Projects in RStudio create a folder for storing all of our files (data, scripts, images)