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Course: Maps with R Leaflet

Maps with R Leaflet

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
About this Course

Leaflet.js is one of the most popular libraries for creating beautiful looking maps. Companies like Facebook, Pinterest, and The Washington Post use Leaflet to create maps that draw-in and engage viewers in a unique way.

In this course, we'll be using the Leaflet package for R to analyze FBI homicide data in the United States.

Who this course is for:

  • People who like using R and who wish to become proficient in creating maps to represent their data
Basic knowledge
  • RStudio
  • A beginner understanding of R
What you will learn
  • Create a dynamic map with a customized theme
  • Overlay data on maps
  • Add interactive data labels and controls
  • Show summary statistics with choropleth maps
  • Use RMarkdown to create and share reports that contain dynamic maps
  • Use RShiny to enhance the dynamic features of Leaflet and share ours map as a web app
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 16
Total Duration: 02:27:02
Setup and First Map
  • Introduction and Downloads  

    The course data and code are contained in the R Leaflet.zip file. You will need to download and unzip this file for the course.

  • Project Setup  
  • Our First Map!  
  • The Pipe Operator  
Customizing the Base Map
  • Custom Base Maps  
  • Adding Shape Files  
Data Preparation
  • Getting Addresses and Coordinates  
Circle Markers
  • Circle Markers and Coordinates  
  • Adding Labels to Markers  
  • Clustering  
  • Interactive Controls  
Choropleths
  • Aligning Data with Shapefile  
  • Creating a Choropleth  
Sharing Leaflet Maps
  • Basic Exporting  
  • RMarkdown Reports  
Leaflet and Shiny: Enhancing Leaflet's Interactivity
  • Leaflet and Shiny  
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