Programming for Everyone : Building a Fun Web App

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Coursera Community Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

L​earn how to create a fun Web App using the R Programming language. In doing so, you will learn how to use R Packages such as shiny and leaflet.

Y​ou will also learn how to deploy your Web App, so that it can be accessed from the internet.

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this second Guided Project in the "Programming for Everyone" series, we will build a fun and useful Web App using the R Programming Language and the Shiny and Leaflet Packages. You will also deploy your Web App, so that it is accessible from the internet. In case you are new to R Programming, you may want to consider completing the "Programming for Everyone: Programming Foundations", Guided Project, the first project in this "Programming for Everyone" series, which provides you just the required R Programming foundations to create a Web App. This Guided Project was created by a Coursera community member.

Skills you will develop

Shiny and Leaflet R PackagesR ProgrammingShiny Web AppDeploying Shiny Apps

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Guided Project Introduction and demo Web App

  2. Understanding the Web App Components

  3. A different way of creating Shiny Web App

  4. Create Web App with a Map

  5. Add Markers and Popup to Map

  6. Complete the App

  7. Configure a Shinyapps.io account

  8. Deploy ourApp to Shinyapps.io

  9. Finding Info about Packages and Functions and Wrap Up

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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