Winston Chang

Winston is a software engineer at RStudio. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology from Northwestern University and is the author of R Graphics Cookbook, published by O’Reilly Media.


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Introducing Shiny App Stories

February 12, 2021

App Stories are a bit different from the User Showcase: an App Story will center around a Shiny application, but the application will be designed specifically to show off specific features, and it will also include explanations of how to use those features.

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Shiny 1.6

February 1, 2021

Shiny 1.6 is now on CRAN! This release includes significant improvements to theming, caching, accessibility, and more.

rstudio::global 2021

Making Shiny apps faster with caching

January 21, 2021

Shiny's 1.6 has a new function, bindCache(), which makes it easy to dramatically speed up reactive expressions and output rendering functions.

rstudio::conf 2020

Asynchronous programming in R

January 30, 2020

Writing regular R code is straightforward: you tell R to do something, it does it, and then it returns control back to you.

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Shiny 1.4.0

October 15, 2019

Webinars

Testing Shiny applications with Shinytest - Shiny developers now have tools for automated testing of complete applications.

October 4, 2017

Testing Shiny applications with Shinytest - Shiny developers now have tools for automated testing of complete applications.

Webinars

Introducing a bookmarkable state for Shiny

December 14, 2016

Users can save the state of an application and get a URL that can be used to return to the application in that state.

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Shiny 0.14

September 12, 2016

Webinars

How to profile and optimize code using profvis, a new package for exploring profiling data.

August 18, 2016

How to profile and optimize code using profvis, a new package for exploring profiling data.

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ggvis 0.4

October 13, 2014