Feature Demos

Shiny Demos are a series of apps created by the Shiny developers and are designed to highlight specific features of the shiny package. Each app is presented along with its source code to help you implement these features in your apps. Many of these apps are linked from relevant articles as well.

Start Simple

If you’re new to Shiny, these simple but complete applications are designed for you to learn from.

Interactive visualizations

Shiny is designed for fully interactive visualization, using JavaScript libraries like d3, Leaflet, and Google Charts.


Get to know many of the input and output widgets that are available in Shiny with these examples.

Application layout

Each example in this category demonstrates one or more of the functions you can use to organize app UI.

Dynamic user interface

These examples show how to create a user interface that changes dynamically.

Reactive programming

These examples illustrate some useful features and idioms of Shiny’s reactive programming framework.

Advanced Shiny

These examples show how to extend Shiny and use advanced features.

Interactive plots

These examples show how to use Shiny’s interactive plotting features


Include multi-byte characters in Shiny apps.

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User Showcase

The Shiny User Showcase is comprised of contributions from the Shiny app developer community. The apps are categorized into application areas and presented with a brief description, tags, and for many, the source code. Note that many of these apps are winners and honorable mentions of our annual Shiny contest!


Apps designed for teaching

Finance Banking

Government Public Sector

Mostly open data

Life Sciences




Extending Shiny