Lately, a lot of people have been asking me about how to deploy web apps using Docker, Inc for their hobby projects. So to help people I threw this quick tutorial about how to deploy an R Shiny web app on Render using their free tier.
In this tutorial, we are creating a simple R Shiny web app, running it locally, hosting it locally via Docker (desktop), and deploying via Docker and render.com. Sounds fun, right? Let's have a look!
The GitHub repo can be found here: https://github.com/jameshtwose/rshiny-docker-render
And the live demo can be found here: https://rshiny-docker-render.onrender.com/