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RShiny for Everyone

Use R’s Shiny package to create data-driven, interactive web applications.

RShiny for Everyone

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Starts Jan 19
Ends Jun 29
Estimated 4 weeks
3–5 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
Optional upgrade available

About this course

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In this course, you will use R Shiny to create an interactive web application that highlights the biodiversity of America’s National Parks. Your application will feature an interactive map, biodiversity calculator, trail journal and species images. Using R Shiny, you will expand your data analysis and visualization skills while developing your workflow through web application deployment. If you are a beginner level data professional, a student, a researcher, an academic marketing analyst, business and data analyst, or financial analyst, this course is for you.

This four week course will give you a foundation for making and deploying Shiny applications. Along the way you will learn about user interaction (UI) controls, persistent data storage using google sheets, customizing your application with CSS and deployment through You will create your own unique application(s) that you can share with friends, colleagues, and potential employers.

Course Requirement: Computer that can run R/RStudio - account (free) needed to deploy to web.

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What you'll learn

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  • Structuring an application using shinydashboard
  • Creating interactive visualizations, maps, and specific UI components
  • Storing data using the Google Sheets API

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