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Debouncing RMarkdown Input

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This R Markdown snippet demonstrates “debouncing”: waiting until a user stops changing an input, before updating dependent charts and tables. Debouncing is often used in web sites to prevent the user interface “jumping” as data is being entered, especially when the update takes a noticeable amount of time – for instance calling an API or database, or doing a calculation.

Read on to see an abridged example, as well as a link to the full version.