Category: Shiny

Announcing ShinyTester – a package that helps you build Shiny apps

Shiny is awesome, but can be a bit daunting and easy to make mistakes in. I recently came back to Shiny after a hiatus of a few years and it was much more challenging than I feel comfortable admitting. I was making bonehead mistakes like writing something instead of output$something, confusing where to put Output commands vs Render commands, etc. I would… Read more →

Wordcloud generator

Using Shiny and R, we made a super-customizable wordcloud maker that takes any .txt file you feed it, and creates a wordcloud just how you like it (without needing to give your email to creepy people). Check it out! (If you’re an R corpus geek… why doesn’t remove-words remove the top word? Super weird, no?) Visit the page and pull-request… Read more →

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