Session Summary:

A design system is a set of standards to manage design at scale by reducing redundancy while creating a shared language and visual consistency across different pages and channels. This talk will go into detail about the history of design systems, what components to include when creating a design system, and lastly various examples of implementation. By the end of the talk, you should have the tools to create your own design system within Shiny/RMarkdown to be used by yourself, your brand, or your company.

Session Details


02:10 PM to 02:30 PM

Potomac D

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Maya Gans

Atorus Research

Maya Gans is an experienced R and JavaScript developer, who recently started applying those skills to the clinical trial space. After graduating with her Masters in Botany from University of Wyoming, Maya interned at RStudio where she created a blocks based programming language called tidyblocks, as well as co-authoring “JavaScript for Data Science”. Currently, Maya writes R packages and Shiny applications to create dynamic, custom data visualization and exploratory tools to aid in understanding complex data. Maya is also passionate about data science education and has given many talks and workshops about using and creating tools in R.