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 17 January, 2021

rstudio::global is Just Around the Corner

Only a few days remain until the 2021 rstudio::global conference on January 21st, and we have some good news. In collaboration with RStudio, Appsilon will be hosting an in-depth Shiny Masterclass on January 20th @ 9AM EST. Space is limited, but you can still register for the session by choosing the “Mastering Shiny with Appsilon” X-Session during registration. You can also register directly with this link.

Don’t let the word “Masterclass” scare you off – there’s something at the session for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re a complete beginner or a Shiny ninja, you will learn something valuable from the workshop.

rstudio::global 2021

Shiny Masterclass Details

On January 20th, 2021 @ 9 AM EST, Appsilon will be hosting a Shiny Masterclass with RStudio at the rstudio::global conference. It’s an entirely free event covering a lot of topics in Shiny – from a beginner to an advanced level. You can attend the masterclass entirely for free by registering for the rstudio::global conference and selecting the “Mastering Shiny with Appsilon” X-Session after the registration.

The live workshop’s official title is “R Shiny Masterclass by Appsilon: From Beginner to Expert.” You can join the session regardless of your previous Shiny experience. There’s something for you to learn even if you are a complete beginner, and Shiny wizards are sure to learn new tricks and techniques. The live workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Best practices for developing durable Shiny apps
  • Theming Shiny & R Markdown
  • Styling Shiny with CSS and SASS
  • Speeding up Shiny apps with updateInput and JavaScript
  • Guide to Shiny Open Source Packages
  • Scaling Shiny to hundreds (or thousands) of users
  • Shiny Innovations: shiny.react, shiny.fluent, and beyond

You will also learn some interesting things about bslib (R package which provides tools for creating custom Bootstrap themes), and thematic (R package which makes theming of R graphics simple). In the final segment, Appsilon will unveil some recent Shiny innovations that came out of our work with Fortune 500 clients, so be sure to stay until the end. 

Want to join one of the world’s best Shiny teams? Appsilon has team members in 6+ countries across 3 continents. See all open roles here.

Who Is Presenting?

Appsilon Is Hiring

Want to work with a talented team on exciting projects? Appsilon is hiring for a variety of remote roles! See our Careers page for all open positions, including: 

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