Sue McClatchy, Annat Haber, Diogo Troggian Veiga
Shiny is an R package that makes it easy to build interactive web apps. Shiny apps are easy to write and don’t require web development skills. This workshop will get you started building Shiny apps right away. Visit the Gallery for examples of interactive web apps built with Shiny.
This workshop is open to those from neighboring institutions and is free of charge. Participants must attend in person at the Jackson Laboratory in either Bar Harbor ME or Farmington CT. Remote attendance will not be supported otherwise.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, 10 Discovery Dr, Room 2440, Farmington CT.
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Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a
Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.). They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).
Code of Conduct: Everyone who participates in Carpentries activities is required to conform to the Code of Conduct. This document also outlines how to report an incident if needed.
Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop
accessible to everybody.
The workshop organizers have checked that:
The room is wheelchair / scooter accessible.
Accessible restrooms are available.
Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and
large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the
organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for
you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please
get in touch (using contact details below) and we will
attempt to provide them.
Install R by downloading and running
this .exe file
Also, please install the
Note that if you have separate user and admin accounts, you should run the
installers as administrator (right-click on .exe file and select "Run as
administrator" instead of double-clicking). Otherwise problems may occur later,
for example when installing R packages.
You can download the binary files for your distribution
from CRAN. Or
you can use your package manager (e.g. for Debian/Ubuntu
run sudo apt-get install r-base and for Fedora run
sudo dnf install R). Also, please install the