may, 2019

13may(may 13)9:00 am20(may 20)12:00 pmR Shiny: training & hands-on Event Organized By: The #AI & Data Science Community of Belgium Event Type :Meetup

Event Details

First day on Monday 13th May from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Second day next Monday, 20th May from 9:00 am to 12:00pm.


This one-day and a half training highlights the features and functionality of the Shiny package created by RStudio.

No matter what you do with R, Shiny will transform your R world by making it easy for you to turn your R analyses into interactive web applications without the necessity to program in HTML or JavaScript.

This course is not just pure theory. It also includes hands on with a comprehensive case that combines all the topics discussed in the training and more.

 You will:

  • Understand Shiny logic, its framework and its main steps.

  • Learn how to create amazing interactive visual applications.

  • Understand how to effectively use “reactivity” in both the user interface and the server-side logic.

  • Walk through useful extensions

  • Have an overview on shiny world existing extensions

  • Develop your first shiny applications

  • See deployment options

Important note:

This session will be an adaptation of a 2 days trainings; which means some topics won’t be totally covered.

  • Know how to debug your app;

  • Style with customised CSS;

  • Quickly building dashboards with Shinydashboard extension.

When session objective is to give a quick and effective global overview, eventual external participants may wish to extend with on-the-job coaching activities for which WeLoveDataScience will propose reduced rates.


Physical printed version of the 2day trainings are proposed to participants at a price of 30 (150 slides).


  • a computer with R and RStudio already installed.

  • Some knowledge and use of R and RStudio (i.e. write a function, make a basic plot and call help).

  • No knowledge of HTML, CSS or JavaScript is required. However, youll be able to make your hands-on more interesting if you know some of them.

  • An email will be sent to participants so that they install some required R packages before the training.

About the trainer:

Eric accumulates 20 years of experience in Analytics/Data Mining. His work at WeLoveDataScience, a young company focusing on data science value co-creation with offer dealing with trainings, coaching, collaborative R&D, prototyping and MVP building… During numerous Data Science projects, WeLoveDataScience worked with Shiny framework and now want to share their experience.


  • Lunch is included in your ticket (for the first day)

  • Doors are open from 8.30 am.

  • Training starts at 9:00 am and finishes at 5:00 pm the first day, and 9:00 – 12:00 pm the second day
    (be on time or inform us if delay, respect for the audience/trainer).

  • Accessibility: public transport (stop Yser / Ijzer – subway line 2-6).
    We do not have parking but normally there are some parking slots at Rue des Commerçants.


13 (Monday) 9:00 am - 20 (Monday) 12:00 pm



Boulevard d'Anvers 40

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