Web Application Development with R Using Shiny helps you become familiar with the complete R Shiny package. The book starts with a quick overview of R and its fundamentals, followed by an exploration of the fundamentals of Shiny and some of the things that it can help you do. You’ll learn about the wide range of widgets and functions within Shiny and how they fit together to make an attractive and easy to use application.

Once you have understood the basics, you’ll move on to studying more advanced UI features, including how to style apps in detail using the Bootstrap framework or and Shiny’s inbuilt layout functions.

You’ll learn about enhancing Shiny with JavaScript, ranging from adding simple interactivity with JavaScript right through to using JavaScript to enhance the reactivity between your app and the UI.

You’ll learn more advanced Shiny features of Shiny, such as uploading and downloading data and reports, as well as how to interact …