App browser compatibility using Shiny Proxy

Hi all,

A quick question. Does using Shiny Proxy to host applications allow compatibility with non-websocket-enabled browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer 8 and 9), such as the functionality seen with Shiny Server ( I tried searching, but I couldn’t find any relevant information.



Hi @SGUrwin,

Thank you for your question.

We only support true web sockets as that is also the only protocol that is supported by the Shiny R package. It is a design decision to only depend on the Shiny R package to make absolutely sure that when you develop an app locally in R, it will behave exactly in the same way when deployed onto ShinyProxy.

Hope this helps!


Thank you for the quick response and the information provided. That is helpful.