Day 18: flexdashboard

Welcome back for the 18th day of the #packagecalendar, today we will be taking a look at the flexdashboard. The flexdashboard package helps you create interactive dashboards for R.

The package is available from CRAN and can be downloaded with


Today’s post is going to resemble yesterday’s post in the sense that there won’t be much code.

flexdashboard gives you the power to create nice interactive dashboards. A great first place to start learning is directly on the package website. The page includes information regarding layout, sizing, storyboards and much more.

If you are looking for inspiration taking a look at the gallary is well worth it. Another great resource is a post by the Fall of 2018 through the Biostatistics Department at the Columbia School of Public Health.