Creating web applications using R and Shiny

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Online  - Postgraduate course

Creating web applications using R and Shiny

Monday 2, Wednesday 4, Friday 6 and Monday 9 December 2024

Scope

Shiny is an R package (and ecosystem of packages) that allows the creation of web apps directly from R. It can be used to build standalone applications, mobile apps or embed interactive reports in your documents and presentations.

Aim of this course is to introduce participants to the Shiny ecosystem and show them how to approach data exploration, storytelling and communication by going beyond static reports and graphs, and create engaging and interactive data stories.

Highlights
  • Introduction to web technologies used for building Shiny apps (terminology, theory)
  •  Structure of a Shiny application
  •  Designing the front-end of your application
  • Most common front-end elements for Shiny applications
  • The heart of Shiny, designing the server-side part of your application
  • Shiny extensions, extending the functionality of your application
  • How to deploy and share your application
General information
Target Group The course is aimed at PhD candidates, postdocs, and academic staff
Group Size Min. 15 - Max. 24 participants
Course duration 4 days (from 9:00 to 15:00). Participants are expected to be present full time, only in urgent exceptions a few hours leave from the course is possible.
Language of instruction English
Frequency of recurrence To be determined
Number of credits 0.9  ECTS
Lecturers Ioannis Baltzakis, Alejandro Morales Sierra

Prerequisites

"Intro to R", preferably also "Intermediate R programming". This is NOT a course for self-taught R beginners.
Location Online (Microsoft Teams)

 

Fees 
  EARLY-BIRD FEE * REGULAR FEE *
PE&RC / WIMEK / EPS / WASS / VLAG / WIAS PhD candidates with approved TSP and EngD candidates € 170,- € 220,-
PE&RC postdocs and staff € 340,- € 390,-
All other academic participants € 380,- € 430,-
All others € 550,- € 600,-

* The Early-Bird Fee applies to anyone who REGISTERS ON OR BEFORE 7 OCTOBER 2024 

Note:

  • If you need an invoice to complete your payment, please send an email to office.pe@wur.nl, including ALL relevant details that should be mentioned on the invoice (e.g., purchase order no., specific addresses, attendees, etc.).
  • Please make sure that your payment is arranged within two weeks after your registration.
  • It is the participant's responsibility to make sure that he/she (or his/her secretary) completes the payment correctly and in time.
PE&RC Cancellation Conditions
  • Up to 4 (four) weeks prior to the start of the course, cancellation is free of charge.
  • Up to 2 (two) weeks prior to the start of the course, 50% of the participation fee will be charged. For PhD's this implies they must pay 50% of the regular fee of "All other academic participants". 
  • In case of cancellation within two weeks prior to the start of the course or no show, 100% of the participation fee will be charged.For PhD's this implies they must pay the regular fee of "All other academic participants".  

Note: If you would like to cancel your registration, ALWAYS inform us and do not assume that by NOT paying the participation fee, your registration is automatically cancelled, because it isn't (and do note that you will be kept to the cancellation conditions). 

More information

Sanja Selakovic (PE&RC)
Email: sanja.selakovic@wur.nl

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