Maps with R Leaflet
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Maps with R Leaflet

Transform your data into interactive maps!
4.5 (161 ratings)
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4,204 students enrolled
Created by Gregory Sward
Last updated 8/2018
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll 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.
Course content
Expand all 16 lectures 02:26:55
+ Setup and First Map
4 lectures 21:44

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.

Preview 03:06
The Pipe Operator
07:49
+ Customizing the Base Map
2 lectures 10:18
Custom Base Maps
03:24
Adding Shape Files
06:54
+ Data Preparation
1 lecture 17:20
Getting Addresses and Coordinates
17:20
+ Circle Markers
4 lectures 27:52
Circle Markers and Coordinates
07:03
Adding Labels to Markers
09:43
Clustering
03:26
Interactive Controls
07:40
+ Choropleths
2 lectures 27:27
Aligning Data with Shapefile
13:03
Creating a Choropleth
14:24
+ Sharing Leaflet Maps
2 lectures 17:22
Basic Exporting
05:48
RMarkdown Reports
11:34
Requirements
  • RStudio
  • A beginner understanding of R
Description

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.