WebDev4R: Introducing WebDev for R Series

WebDev
I’m creating a new WebDev for R series. This is the first post of the series and I explain goals and intentions.
Author

Albert Rapp

Published

February 28, 2024

I’m super excited to announce that I’m starting a new blog + YouTube series called “WebDev for R”.

This series is going to be a collection of blog posts that will help you learn how to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as part of your R journeys. You see, I’ve been using R for a while now and I’ve come to realize that these three languages can be used in so many different ways to enhance your R projects.

To give you the gist of it, I’ve come to realize that R Users most favorite tools like

can all benefit from a tiny bit of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript knowledge. If you don’t believe me, I’ve listed a couple of example in an earlier blog post and I even spoke at posit::conf(2023) about this topic:

Also, I’ve used some of these WebDev techniques in a couple of my blog posts and videos already. And with this new series I want to finally take the time to explain these techniques step-by-step and in more detail. So, with that said let’s dive into the series. You can find all corresponding blog posts on the series page. And the corresponding videos can be found in the designated playlist on my YouTube channel


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