Learn to build cutting-edge interactive and engaging web applications with Packt's new book and eBook

December 2013 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its New Book and eBook Web Application with R Using Shiny, a practical guide to rapidly prototype and build interactive data summaries using Shiny's built-in widgets and functions. This book covers the basics of Shiny and provides detailed examples of using many of its capabilities. It is now available in print for $34.99 and all the popular eBook formats for $17.84.

About the author:
Chris Beeley is an Applied Researcher working in the healthcare industry in the UK. He completed his PhD in Psychology at the University of Nottingham in 2009, and now works with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust providing statistical analysis and other types of evaluation and reporting using routine data generated within the Trust. Chris has a special interest in the use of regression methods in applied healthcare settings, particularly forensic psychiatric settings, as well as in the collection, analysis, and reporting of patient feedback data. Chris has been a keen user of R and a passionate advocate of open source tools within research and healthcare settings since completing his PhD. He has extensively used R (and Shiny) to automate analysis and reporting for new patient feedback websites.

R is a highly flexible and powerful tool for analyzing and visualizing data. Shiny is the perfect companion to R, making it quick and easy to share analysis and graphics from R that users can interact with and query over the Web. It dramatically help users to easily build interactive web applications with R.

Web Application Development with R Using Shiny is an accessible introduction to sharing interactive content from R using Shiny. This practical book will help readers build useful and engaging web applications with only a few lines of code—no JavaScript required. It will show readers how to integrate Shiny applications with existing HTML and CSS, how to greatly extend the power and usability of applications using JavaScript, and how to quickly deploy them over the Web. There is no need to know anything about web applications to get started; with just some knowledge of R and our book, readers will be writing Shiny apps in no time! Through hands-on examples, readers will get the best out of R and Shiny, producing and sharing cutting-edge analytics with minimal effort.

Web Application Development with R Using Shiny covers the following topics:
Chapter 1: Installing R and Shiny and Getting Started!
Chapter 2: Building Your First Application
Chapter 3: Building Your Own Web Pages with Shiny
Chapter 4: Taking Control of Reactivity, Inputs, and Outputs
Chapter 5: Running and Sharing Your Creations

Web Application Development with R Using Shiny is ideal for anybody who wants to produce interactive data summaries over the Web, either to share them with a few colleagues or the whole world. No previous experience of R, Shiny, HTML, or CSS is needed.



Web Application Development with R Using Shiny
Harness the graphical and statistical power of R and rapidly develop interactive user interfaces using the superb Shiny package

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/web-application-development-with-r-using-shiny/book

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