Shiny in production: Principles, practices, and tools

Shiny is a web framework for R. As such, Shiny has always faced questions about whether it can or should be used “in production" we will answer these questions in this talk.

Shiny in production: Principles, practices, and tools

January 28, 2019

Shiny is a web framework for R, a language not traditionally known for web frameworks, to say the least. As such, Shiny has always faced questions about whether it can or should be used "in production". In this talk we'll explore what "production" even means, review some of the historical obstacles and objections to using Shiny for production purposes, and discuss practices and tools that can help your Shiny apps flourish.

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Joe Cheng

Joe Cheng is the Chief Technology Officer at RStudio and was the original creator of the Shiny web framework, and continues to work on packages at the intersection of R and the web.