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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?

19 companies reportedly use Shiny in their tech stacks, including Delivery Hero, Sequoia Consulting Group, and Peak-AI.

175 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Shiny.
Pros of Shiny
R Compatibility
Highly customizable and extensible

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.
Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for 150+ APIs. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.
It is a standalone Javascript data visualization library, and it also powers the Python and R modules named plotly in those respective ecosystems (referred to as and Plotly.R). It can be used to produce dozens of chart types and visualizations, including statistical charts, 3D graphs, scientific charts, SVG and tile maps, financial charts and more.
Chartio is a cloud-based business analytics solution on a mission to enable everyone within an organization to access, explore, transform and visualize their data.
Power BI
It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards.
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