Episode 131: Player selection in shiny when different players have the same name

This week, Ellis Hughes and I discuss two different approaches to dealing with players who have the same name in {shiny} apps. This is a common issue when working with sports data (and lots of other data where you have a large number of people). If you don’t have a way of correcting for it, your user will select an individual’s name and get returned data for all people with that same name (not ideal).

To watch our screen cast, CLICK HERE.

To access our code, CLICK HERE.