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An R package that makes it easy to build interactive web apps
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What is Shiny?

It is an open source R package that provides an elegant and powerful web framework for building web applications using R. It helps you turn your analyses into interactive web applications without requiring HTML, CSS, or JavaScript knowledge.
Shiny is a tool in the Business Intelligence category of a tech stack.

Who uses Shiny?

16 companies reportedly use Shiny in their tech stacks, including Walk Insights, FairVentures Lab, and Decision6.

26 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Shiny.

Why developers like Shiny?

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Shiny Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Shiny in their tech stack.

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atSequoia Consulting GroupSequoia Consulting Group

We have decided to make use of R for ML and Shiny for UI. We are debating usage of self hosted shiny server v/s shinyapp . Our Decision to go with R was to do with Sizes of data and availability of tools. R Shiny

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Shiny Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Shiny?
Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
Metabase is an easy way to generate charts and dashboards, ask simple ad hoc queries without using SQL, and see detailed information about rows in your Database. You can set it up in under 5 minutes, and then give yourself and others a place to ask simple questions and understand the data your application is generating.
We've built a unique data modeling language, connections to today's fastest analytical databases, and a service that you can deploy on any infrastructure, and explore on any device. Plus, we'll help you every step of the way.
Data Studio
Unlock the power of your data with interactive dashboards and engaging reports that inspire smarter business decisions. It’s easy and free.
Redash helps you make sense of your data. Connect and query your data sources, build dashboards to visualize data and share them with your company.
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Shiny's Followers
25 developers follow Shiny to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Akshay Laddha
Ibrahim Mlata
Sébastien Pujadas
Naif Alotaibi
Nino Rode
Leonela Lorena Yamuca Salvatierra
Hung Dao Manh Phan
Jean-Claude Arbaut
John Alton