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Does using dtplyr make sense for all datasets? (UPDATED)

When Hadley Wickham published dtplyr 1.0.0 last week, I was super excited. Moreover, I wanted to know, if it really is a useful package. Therefore I performed some tiny research […]


shinymeta??a revolution for reproducibility

Joe Cheng presented shinymeta enabling reproducibility in shiny at useR in July 2019. This is a simple application using shinymeta. You will see how reactivity and reproducibility do not exclude […]


A shiny Web App from LEGO truck + trailer

How to Build a Shiny Truck part 2??Let the LEGO truck app pull a trailer. An example of a modularized shiny app. In September 2018 I used an automotive metaphor explaining a large […]


7 easy steps to custom inputs in shiny

A step by step guide on how to include custom inputs into R Shiny. This guide is going through an example of a custom input build from jQuery. After the […]