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Dockerizing Shiny Applications
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Dockerizing Shiny Applications

Peter Solymos
Peter Solymos
Docker provides isolation to applications. Images are immutable. Running multiple instances of the same image can serve many users at the same time. All these general advantages of containerized applications apply to Shiny apps too.
6 min read
Docker Basics for Data Apps
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Docker Basics for Data Apps

Peter Solymos
Peter Solymos
Docker is the most popular virtualization environment to deliver software in containers. In this post we review the basics of working with Docker to lay the foundation for "dockerizing" data applications.
3 min read
Run Shiny Apps Locally
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Run Shiny Apps Locally

Peter Solymos
Peter Solymos
You might be eager to deploy your Shiny app to a remote server. But the simplest way to run a Shiny app is to run it locally. You only need the shiny R package installed, and you can run the app in your browser.
5 min read
The Best Resources for Learning Shiny App Development
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The Best Resources for Learning Shiny App Development

Peter Solymos
Peter Solymos
The Hosting Data Apps website is dedicated to help you learn about your hosting options. As outlined in the opening post, data app development related content is kept to a minimum. In this post we list resources that provide accessible introduction to Shiny app development.
1 min read
The Anatomy of a Shiny Application
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The Anatomy of a Shiny Application

Peter Solymos
Peter Solymos
Shiny lets you quickly build web applications using the R programming language. In this post I will walk you through how a Shiny application is structured. The goal is simply to have the most basic and dependency free app that we can deploy. Let's get going!
4 min read
Welcome to Hosting Data Apps!
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Welcome to Hosting Data Apps!

Peter Solymos
Peter Solymos
You mastered Shiny and Dash. You followed best practices and your data application is production-ready. Now you only have to deploy and host your app. Hosting Data Apps website helps you to learn about your hosting options and pick the option that suits your needs best.
2 min read
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