Episode 11

Yoni Sidi


March 5th, 2021

45 mins 39 secs

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About this Episode

In episode 11 of the Shiny Developer Series, we are joined by R package author and Shiny enthusiast Yoni Sidi. We discuss Yoni\'s stories of how Shiny brought immediate and positive impact to his daily work across industries such as life sciences, the origins of his popular ggedit package, a new package to drill deeper into testing reactivity in Shiny apps, and much more!

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Episode Timestamps

0:00 - Intro
3:10 - Breaking R into Israel's central bank
6:25 - First Shiny app and growing as a Shiny developer
11:35 - On working with Tal Galili & heatmaply
12:45 - The story of ggedit
23:30 - The value of Shiny in Yoni's work
32:50 - Advice on learning Shiny
36:22 - reactor package for unit testing reactivity
43:30 - Closing thoughts