I am having trouble getting Binder to work with a shiny app of mine, the repo is
Opening it in with R Studio and running the app manually works fine:
However, opening it directly in shiny does not work
500 : Internal Server Error
The error was:
could not start shiny in time
what am I missing?
Hmmmm - have you modeled your repo after the Binder Examples repo from R?
I believe that this one has a working example of Shiny, just checking if you’ve seen it
well, I thought I did. There does not seem to be much to do except appending
?urlpath=shiny/ to the binder link, right?
Hmmm, I wonder if this means that there’s some kind of timeout error for Shiny. Could you open an issue in jupyter/repo2docker with this error? I wonder if we need to bump up a configuration value somewhere…
There are a number of differences with your attempt and the example.
The example uses installation of
shinydashboard and as discussed here the example uses the two-file approach for shiny apps where you need a
ui.R file in a directory.
Before opening an issue I’d run the repo locally with http://repo2docker.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ and take a look at the logs to see what you can see. This will also be the first question asked on the repo2docker issue tracker