This video explains what a generator function is.
- [Presenter] So far…we've created the path attribute manually…starting with M and using L and x, y coordinates…to move from point to point with five data points…that's fine but with time serious data in particular…we can easily have thousands of points.…D3 offers us various generators,…which create familiar sounding shapes and charts.…For example, there is an area generator…which turns data into a wiggly shape…running left to right closed off with vertical lines…and a horizontal line to the bottom.…
- Making a simple bar chart with D3
- Understanding SVG graphics
- Drawing basic shapes
- Adding text
- Using generators and the path element
- Creating a scale and axes
- Importing data into D3
- Creating trees and Voronoi tessellations
- Preparing your data for advanced graphics
- Adding interactivity and transitions
- Choosing the right graphic
- Finding D3.js plugins
Skill Level Intermediate
2. Making a Simple Bar Chart with D3
3. Basic Shapes, Courtesy of SVG
4. Advanced Shapes, with D3 and Path
5. Scales and Axes
6. Importing Data into D3
7. Additional Graphics with D3 Layout
8. Preparing Your Data for Advanced Graphics
10. Picking the Right Graphic
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