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An Introduction to APIs (for R users)

Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, are a powerful thing. As an analyst and not a computer scientist, however, I always thought they were complicated (turns out they’re not too bad afterall). At the beginning of my data science career, I was mostly generating reports and powerpoints. Then, I discovered the Shiny package and was excited to create web applications users could actually interact with. Time went by, and after creating many more reports and applications for people, I starting thinking about what if I could share my applications with machines too?

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