Welcome!

The goals of the Shiny Developer Series are to showcase the innovative applications and packages in the ever-growing Shiny ecosystem, as well as the brilliant developers behind them! The series is composed of these components:

  • Video demonstrations and tutorials illustrating powerful techniques to bring your Shiny applications to the next level. Each of these videos will be posted on this site as well as the official Shiny Developer Series YouTube channel & PeerTube channel.
  • If you would like to listen to an audio-only version of the episodes, the Shiny Developer Series is now available as a podcast! You can subscribe on the following podcast platforms:

Recent Posts

Episode 14: Shining a Light on learnr (Barret Schloerke Part 3)

A glimpse at making learning more fun with learnr!

Episode 13: Inside Plumber 1.0 (Barret Schloerke Part 2)

A tour of the massive new features in plumber 1.0!

Episode 12: Barret Schloerke Part 1 (reactlog)

Under the reactivity curtain with Barrett Schloerke!

Episode 11: Yoni Sidi

Impact of Shiny in life sciences with Yoni Sidi!

Episode 10: The Importance of User Experience with John Coene

Examining how improving user experience can lift Shiny applications to production level!
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Eric Nantz

Creator & Host

Behind the Screen

Eric Nantz is a statistician in life sciences who has been using R since 2004. Eric quickly developed a passion for using and learning more about R due in large part to the brilliant community and its free and open source heritage, much like his favorite operating system Linux. In particular, Shiny has become one of his favorite R packages in his daily work and personal projects! In addition to this series, Eric is also the creator and host of the R-Podcast

Interests

  • Open Source
  • Data Science
  • Technology
  • The R Community

Education

  • PhD in Statistics, 2008

    Western Michigan University

  • MSc in Statistics, 2005

    Western Michigan University

  • BSc in Statistics and Computer Science, 2002

    Grand Valley State University

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Curtis Kephart

Community Lead

RStudio

Curtis Kephart is RStudio’s Community Organizer. He is an economist by training (think: applied statistician and market engineer) and works closely with RStudio’s marketing team. Besides using R every day, he travels for fun a lot (15 countries last year) and backcountry camp.

Interests

  • Open Source
  • The R Community

Education

  • PhD International Economics, 2015

    University of California Santa Cruz

  • M.A., International Economics, 2011

    University of California Santa Cruz

  • B.A., Business Management Economics, 2003

    University of California Santa Cruz