- Date: 2020.
- Developed by Raúl Bartolomé Castro.
- Product category: website and quantitative finance.
This is an example of financial data acquisition and its representation. The user selects one symbol from the list box and the financial data is updated automatically in the chart. The data rage is completely functional however the search for symbol is not operational.
The core of the application is done with R programming language. To make the program integrable in WordPress two steps are followed. Firstly, the application is developed as Shiny app from Rstudio. Shiny apps are made with R and provide the environment for any kind of inputs like text boxes, list boxes, buttons, etc. and outputs like charts of different kind. The front end of Shiny apps are created in HTML. In this example the Shany app is host in a server from Rstudio.
Secondly, it is necessary to bridge the Shiny app with WordPress. This is achieved with the WordPress plugin Advanced iFrame, that creates a iFrame to let the user interact the Shiny app without leaving the WordPress website.