Shiny Developer Series

Showcasing innovative Shiny apps and packages, along wtih the developers behind them!

About the show

The goals of the Shiny Developer Series are to showcase the innovative applications and packages in the ever-growing Shiny ecosystem, as well as the brilliant developers behind them! This is the audio-only feed in case you want to listen to the content on the go. Visit for the video version of all episodes


  • Episode 5: Shinysense and custom Javascript with Nick Strayer

    September 17th, 2019  |  56 mins 34 secs

    Recording of RStudio webinar: Exploring {shinysense} and using custom Javascript inside Shiny apps with Nick Strayer!

  • Episode 4: RinteRface collection of packages with David Granjon

    August 13th, 2019  |  49 mins 51 secs

    Recording of RStudio webinar: Highlights of {bs4Dash}, {shinydashboardPlus}, and more with David Granjon!

  • Episode 3: {googleAnalyticsR} and linking Shiny to complex APIs

    June 25th, 2019  |  51 mins 53 secs

    Mark Edmondson from IIH Nordic joins us to discuss how he incorporated Shiny components such as modules with {googleAnalyticsR} and his other excellent packages. We dive in to some of the technical challenges he had to overcome to provide a clean interface to many Google APIs, the value of open-source contributions to both his work and personal projects, and much more.

  • Episode 1: Shiny Development - Past and Future

    June 18th, 2019  |  47 mins 41 secs

    In this joint production with RStudio Community, I had the pleasure of discussing the journey of Shiny and where it is headed in the future with RStudio software engineer Winston Chang! We discuss the key events that triggered their efforts to make Shiny a production-ready framework, how principles of software design are invaluable for creating complex applications, and exciting plans for revamping the user interface and new integrations.

  • Episode 2: {golem} and Effective Shiny Development Methods

    June 18th, 2019  |  42 mins 29 secs

    In this webinar originally broadcast live in partnership with RStudio Community, Colin Faye from ThinkR shares many excellent insights and practical advice for building production grade Shiny applications. You will hear why the new {golem} package is the {usethis} for Shiny app development, why keeping the perspective of your app customers can keep you on the right development path, and much more!

  • Episode 0: Launch!

    June 18th, 2019  |  21 mins 41 secs

    This is the special kickoff of the Shiny Developer Series! In this episode, Eric shares his journey with Shiny and the exciting plans for future content, especially in collaboration with the RStudio Community. Plus a demonstration of the shinyhelper package to enhance in-app documentation with markdown!