shiny Getting started with shiny Installation or Setup


Shiny can run as a standalone application on your local computer, on a server that can provide shiny apps to multiple users (using shiny server), or on

  1. Installing Shiny on a local computer: in R/RStudio, run install.packages("shiny") if installing from CRAN, or devtools::install_github("rstudio/shiny") if installing from the RStudio Github repository. The Github repository hosts a development version of Shiny which can possibly have more features when compared to the CRAN version, but it may also be unstable.