Introduction to Maps in R Shiny and Leaflet

Introduction to Maps in R Shiny and Leaflet


Learn how to master the R programming language and create a functional Web GIS application with it by taking this Introduction to Maps in R Shiny and Leaflet. The step-by-step training will empower you to take datasets and transform them into informational visualisations that will impress others and show your IT skills to their fullest.

This introductory R Shiny and Leaflet tutorial offers an ideal way to learn how to use different mapping techniques on these platforms. After guidance for an initial set-up, you will be taught how to create an Earthquake OSM Map, make an Earthquake Dark Map, construct a Heatmap, craft a Choropleth Map, and prepare data for styling. This is the perfect educational opportunity for budding R programmers and GIS developers.

By finishing this course, you will have the knowledge and capability to tell spatial and statistics narratives in remarkably visual ways, enabling anyone to understand and appreciate complex scenarios.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

The Introduction to Maps in R Shiny and Leaflet is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction
Introduction 00:09:00
Section 02: Installation and Setup
Installation and Setup 00:12:00
Section 03: Creating the Earthquake OSM Map
Creating your first map 00:08:00
Creating a menu item 00:10:00
Adding markers 00:06:00
Adding circle markers 00:08:00
Creating a legend 00:07:00
Adding a layers control 00:13:00
Section 04: Creating the Earthquake Dark Map
Adding the second menu item 00:06:00
Adding circle markers 00:05:00
Adding a legend 00:03:00
Change map based on zoom level 00:04:00
Section 05: Creating the Heatmap
Adding the third menu item 00:06:00
Adding the heatmap data 00:04:00
Section 06: Creating the Choropleth Map
Adding the fourth menu item 00:04:00
Downloading and transforming data 00:11:00
Preparing data for styling 00:07:00
Creating and styling the choropleth map 00:11:00
Creating the legend 00:07:00
Section 07: Project Source Code
Resource 00:00:00
Assignment – Introduction to Maps in R Shiny and Leaflet 00:00:00

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