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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 27: Peeling back the curtain of Movie Vue R (Part 2)

Revealing the cast of R bindings to Vue.js powering Movie Vue R with Kent Russell and Herman Sontrap!

Episode 26: Peeling back the curtain of Movie Vue R (Part 1)

Go behind the (gorgeous) scenes of the Movie Vue R app with Herman Sontrap and Kent Russell!

Episode 25: Colin Fay is back!

The journey to production in more ways than one!

Episode 24: Illustrating the MyPaintings Masterpiece

How David Barkemeyer crafted his MyPaintings application for the 2021 Shiny contest!

Episode 23: Tales of Shiny in production with Pedro Silva

Applying Shiny to high-profile projects and production application development advice with Appsilon’s Pedro da Silva!
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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