2022-03-11 / Colin Fay / golem

{golem} 0.3.2 is now available

The new version of {golem} is now available! You can download it from your favorite CRAN repository, or by running the following command: remotes::install_github( “thinkr-open/[email protected]” ) What’s up with this new version? In this release, we have been focusing on a closer integration of tests inside the application building process, notably via Server function testing with Shiny, adding tests to ...

2021-05-31 / Colin Fay / golem, shiny, thinkrverse

About {golem} 0.3.1

The new version of {golem} (0.3.1) has been available on CRAN 🎉 for about a month now. This new version includes a lot of new things, but we notably focused on working on two important new features: allowing you to extend {golem} via templates, and supporting for the latest changes in {shiny}. Extending {golem} One of the challenges when it ...

2020-06-10 / Colin Fay / golem, learning, shiny, thinkrverse

What’s a “successful” Shiny Application?

One of the things that we keep promoting in the ThinkR team are good practices for production software engineering in R. Of course, that implies Shiny Applications—and even more if we introduce the {golem} package, which promotes good practices for “production-grade” Shiny application. But let’s take a step back and think about what makes a successful/production-grade Shiny Application. ...