Creating JavaScript data visualizations in R

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The htmlwidgets package provides a framework for creating R bindings to JavaScript libraries.

In this talk, Yihui Xie will explore Leaflet and DataTables – two fantastic packages that take advantage of the htmlwidgets framework. Using Leaflet and Data Tables as examples this webinar will show you how to use JavaScript visualization libraries at the R console, just like plots. We will also embed widgets in an R Markdown document and a Shiny web application. Understanding htmlwidgets and how you can leverage packages like Leaflet and Data Tables will help you create stunning visualizations that are interactive and compelling, but most of all – require very little code.