Will Sorenson Machine Learning and Coding

Shiny by Example

I’ve found the best way to learn Shiny is by example. When I started working with Shiny, I could look at previous projects on my team. Since this is no longer an option, I’ve found some instructive examples to learn from below.

Example 1: Solid Shiny Dashboard

This example (source) uses Shiny Dashboard and efficiently makes an elegant dashboard.

It’s also a good demonstration of Leaflet, which I always recommend for anything mapping related.

Example 2: Shiny S&P 500 Dashboard

This dashboard was made by Zhe Yang. Clone this repository and try to run it. Installing all the dependencies can take awhile but it’s worth it. There are a number of things to like about this dashboard:

Important Concepts

In addition to the examples above, here are some resources I’ve found useful.

Additional Resources