How to Automatically Update Online Graphs in R

When I got the idea of this website, the first problem that came to my mind was how to automatically update the graphs that I would post.

R is the language I know best, and I couldn’t see any way to have R code on a webpage.

That’s not entirely true, though. This possibility exists now, thanks to R Shiny, which is exactly an R web-app framework. But I had no knowledge in this framework and didn’t want to spend hours just for a few graphs.

Instead, I decided to get around the problem and find an other solution.

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