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How to set up a leaflet map which connects to your Postgres/PostGIS layers using 'RStudio-Server' and 'Shiny-Server'

For those potential GI users who are too busy to learn GIS skills but need to know where those boundaries are, this could be the answer for you. Through a simple leaflet map we can connect directly into our spatial data in PostgreSQL/PostGIS data with 'R' and 'Shiny'. For more information click the link. In the example below we are going to install 'RStudio-Server' on an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server in order  to run an 'R' script although I could just as easily have created this script using any other IDE or text editor if preferred. 'RStudio' is a complete environment for prototyping web apps (known as 'Shiny' apps) which allow the user to interact with the data imported from various sources for example to look into changes over a ten year timescale interactively from an excel spreadsheet. 'RStudio-Server' is a free and open-source integrated development environment (IDE) for R, a programming language