Debugging techniques

Debugging techniques

March 17, 2016

One of the biggest challenges when building Shiny apps is figuring out what’s wrong when your app misbehaves. Fortunately, R as a language and platform is exceptionally well suited to helping us deal with this challenge, and we’ve built on those strengths with RStudio. This talk will explore some of the debugging features of R and RStudio, as well as some under-documented debugging features of Shiny itself.

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About the speaker

Jonathan leads the development of the RStudio IDE. In the past, he’s written Web applications at a nuclear site in the desert, exploratory information visualization systems at UC Davis, and features for Office products and web applications at Microsoft. In addition to software engineering, he loves reading books, playing the piano, and riding his bicycle.