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There are a number of existing tutorials that outline how to deploy an R Shiny App with Docker. R is great programming language for performing statistical analysis – the community is rich with packages that are finding new uses every day. Shiny is a web frame work for R – you can create a UI for end users to interact with your code in a web browser. Docker is a platform that can be used to deliver software packages (and dependencies) consistently across different machines. The benefit is that you can have another computer with docker run/reproduce your code without it breaking. Our use case here is having our R code that runs locally also run on a cloud web-server. I highly recommend checking out the documentation – for understanding the essential details. This guide will highlight the pitfalls and workarounds I ran into when setting up a shiny app…

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