how to list loaded packages in R: ramazon gets cleaver

how to list loaded packages in R: ramazon gets cleaver

It was around midnight here in Italy:
I shared the code on Github, published a post on G+, Linkedin and Twitter and then went to bed.

In the next hours things got growing by themselves, with pleasant results like the following:

The R community found ramazon a really helpful package.

And I actually think it is: Amazon AWS is nowadays one of the most common tools for online web applications and websites hosting.

The possibility to get your Shiny App on it just running a function make it even more desirable for the amusing R people.

Therefore, even if I developed ramazon for personal purposes , I now feel some kind of responsibility to further develop it and take it updated.

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ramazon: Deploy your Shiny App on AWS with a Function

ramazon: Deploy your Shiny App on AWS with a Function

THIS IS AN OUTDATED VERSION OF THE POST. YOU CAN FIND THE UPDATED AND MAINTAINED ONE AT http://www.andreacirillo.com/2015/08/18/deploy-your-shiny-app-on-aws-with-a-function/

Because Afraus received a good interest, last month I override shinyapps.io free plan limits.

That got me move my Shiny App on an Amazon AWS instance.

Well, it was not so straight forward: even if there is plenty of tutorials around the web, every one seems to miss a part: upgrading R version, removing shiny-server examples… And even having all info it is still quite a long, error-prone process.

All this pain is removed by ramazon, an R package that I developed to take care of everything is needed to deploy a shiny app on an AWS instance. An early disclaimer for Windows users: only Apple OS X is supported at the moment.

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