Episode 32: Consulting with Shiny Panel Discussion
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
In this special live recording of the Shiny Developer Series held at the first-ever Appsilon Shiny Conferenbce, host Eric Nantz welcomed back an all-star panel of Dean Attali, Tanya Cashorali, Pedro Silva, and Mike Thomas to share their unique perspectives on the life of a Shiny application developer in the world of consulting. The panel discussed topics such as their favorite techniques used across production apps, advice for becoming a Shiny consultant, and ways Shiny can integrate seamlessly with other tech stacks. Resources mentioned in the episode Shiny Modules: shiny.rstudio.com/article ..read more
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Episode 24: Illustrating the MyPaintings Masterpiece
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
In episode 24 of the Shiny Developer Series, we kick off a series of episodes that spotlight amazing Shiny applications submitted in the 2021 RStudio Shiny Contest! David Barkemeyer joins Eric to uncover the technical achievements and design philosophy of his myPaintings application, complete with many innovative capabilities that greatly enhance the user experience and backend infrastructure. Throughout the episode, you will hear David's perspectives on effective techniques to manage application state, integration of custom javascript, and much more! Resources mentioned in the episode David ..read more
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Episode 29: Playing fair with the FairSplit Shiny App
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
Whether in a sports pickup game or a different friendly competition, we often strive for balancing the distributions of skills so everyone can have fun. What does this have to do with Shiny? In episode 29, our coverage of the 2021 Shiny contest continues as I am joined by Douglas Mesquita and Luis Gustavo Silve e Silve who created the novel FairSplit Shiny application! Motivated by regular football pickup games, Douglas and Luis developed a novel algorithm to balance the distribution of individuals incorporating multiple traits that eventually wound up into a snazzy Shiny app that easily has s ..read more
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Episode 31: The Connecticut COVID-19 Test Spotter App (Part 2)
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
The Shiny Developer Series continues our spotlight on the COVID-19 Test Spotter application created by renowned data scientist and entrepreneur Mike Thomas! In this episode we learn how Mike implemented robust database techniques and logic to manage user-supplied data, navigating the use of multiple mapping APIs, and achieving a practical development-to-production strategy for releasing the application to the public. Plus we have a great discussion on what production means in the space of Shiny development, and much more.  Resources mentioned in the episode COVID-19 At-Home Test Spotter ..read more
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Episode 28: The transformative effects of Shiny with the coronaSweeper app
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
The Shiny Developer Series spotlight on the 2021 Shiny Contest continues with episode 28! Eric is joined by statistics lecturer Dr. Kate Saunders to share her unique coronaSweeper Shiny application which merges a well-known mini-game in the Windows world with modelling the spread of COVID19. On the surface it might seem straight-forward, but Kate walks us through her extensive design ideas of the algorithms and user experience of the application frontend. This was a very inspiring conversation that demonstrates the ways Shiny can be transformative to teaching real principles in mathematics, st ..read more
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Episode 30: The Connecticut COVID-19 Test Spotter App (Part 1)
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
Episode 30 of the Shiny Developer Series reveals just how the power of open source software can be used to provide meaningful improvement to our daily lives. In the first of a two-part series, chief data scientist Mike Thomas reveals the motivation behind his brilliant COVID-19 test locator Shiny application, empowering a local community in Connecticut to efficiently report and track availability of test kits in a huge time of need. After a tour of the application interface, Mike shares his favorite techniques to bring an efficient user experience and the backend integrations with APIs to brin ..read more
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Episode 23: Tales of Shiny in production with Pedro Silva
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
One of the common themes seen throughout the Shiny Developer Series is that effective Shiny development is much more than just getting an application to work! Other important considerations include applying Shiny to high-profile projects, ensuring a production-grade code base, and even building robust tooling to assist with development. I have the pleasure of discussing these with Appsilon software engineer and Shiny frontend developer Pedro da Silva! You will hear Pedro's practical advice on the many developer-friendly packages and tools he uses for production Shiny development, a detailed wa ..read more
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Episode 26: Peeling back the curtain of Movie Vue R (Part 1)
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
What makes a great Shiny app? Anything that helps your users explore and find answers from data. And it helps when your apps is beautiful and fast. It is now easier than ever for Shiny developers to create these beautiful, dynamic, quick-reacting, multipage shiny apps. In this episode of the Shiny Developer Serie -- the first of two parts -- Eric Nantz hosts Herman Sontrop and Kenton Russell as they introduce the tools behind their Movie Vue R Shiny application. They submitted this application to the 2021 Shiny Contest and have shared the code and documentation with the Shiny developer communi ..read more
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Episode 27: Peeling back the curtain of Movie Vue R (Part 2)
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
After a terrific showing of the eye-opening Movie Vue R in episode 26, Kent Russell and Herman Sontrop reveal the fundamental cast of R packages and workflows bringing the app to life. Kent leads us through live demonstrations of his R packages binding to Vue.js, illustrating the seamless way you can link existing HTML widgets to the Vue framework, as well as the mechanics of incorporating Shiny into existing Vue templates to unlock immense potential. Later in the episode we learn revolutionary techniques for adapting the popular crosstalk package to Vue apps, as well as a unique way of tracki ..read more
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Episode 25: Colin Fay is back!
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by Eric Nantz
3M ago
One of my biggest joys of the Shiny Developer Series is watching the journeys of many innovations in the Shiny ecosystem from the brilliant community of developers and practitioners. It is my great pleasure in episode 25 to welcome back data scientist & software engineer Colin Fay! Picking up from his last appearance almost three years ago, Colin takes us through the journey of authoring the recently-published Engineering Production Shiny and his favorite principles covered in the book. We also discuss the uptake of golem in the R community, his new approaches to starting development of a ..read more
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