Some of the most innovative Shiny apps share data across user sessions. Some apps share the results of one session to use in future sessions, others track user characteristics over time and make them available as part of the app.
This level of sophistication creates tricky design choices when you host your app on a server. A nimble server will open new instances of your app to speed up performance, or relaunch your app on a bigger server when it becomes popular. How should you ensure that your app can find and use its data trail along the way?
Shiny Server developer Jeff Allen explains the best ways to share data between sessions in Share data across sessions with ShinyApps.io, a new article at the Shiny Dev Center.
We are excited to announce real-time collaborative editing on RStudio Cloud. Users can join the same project, edit code, and immediately see each other’s changes.
The RStudio IDE includes a visual markdown editor that displays changes in real-time and provides support for technical writing. This post walks through several features of visual editing mode.