Democratizing R with Plumber APIs

The Plumber package provides an approachable framework for exposing R functions as HTTP API endpoints. This allows R developers to create code that can be consumed by downstream frameworks, which...

Democratizing R with Plumber APIs

January 24, 2019

The Plumber package provides an approachable framework for exposing R functions as HTTP API endpoints. This allows R developers to create code that can be consumed by downstream frameworks, which may be R agnostic. In this talk, we’ll take an existing Shiny application that uses an R model and turn that model into an API endpoint so it can be used in applications that don’t speak R.

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James Blair

James is a Solutions Engineer at RStudio, where he focusses on helping RStudio commercial customers successfully manage RStudio products. He is passionate about connecting R to other toolchains through tools like ODBC and APIs. He has a background in statistics and data science and finds any excuse he can to write R code.