This video covers where to find bl.ocks for examples and inspiration.
- [Instructor] Geographic data probably needs…the least introduction.…If you have regional numeric data,…you're probably looking for a heat map.…The proper name for this type…of colored regional map is choropleth.…If you have data about locations rather than regions,…you might want a spot map.…You can easily make the spots different sizes and colors…to indicate a value, making a bubble map,…or you can use icons and symbols…to make your map more relevant to a particular topic.…And you can use arcs or lines to indicate some kind of flow.…If you have geographic data,…the best advice I can give you is…to consider ignoring the geographic element entirely.…
It does sound a bit radical,…but sometimes we don't need to know the actual location…of something, even though we have the data.…Take a supply chain, for example.…Do we need to see where in the world our parcel is?…Or do we just need to know what stage…in the process the parcel has reached?…In a similar vein,…if you want to compare data for five locations,…sometimes a bar chart will do the job better,…
- 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
Data Visualization for Data Analystswith Bill Shander1h 31m Beginner
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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