This video explains why D3 doesn't use SVG's polygons and polylines.
- [Instructor] A polygon is a closed shape…formed of connected straight lines.…Triangles are polygons as are hexagons,…star shapes, and dodecahedrons.…A polyline is an open ended shape…formed of connected straight lines.…Both types of SVG shape can be added in D3,…but it's usually quicker to use Path,…which we're going to come on to.…I've never used polygon or polyline in D3,…and I've never seen anyone who has,…but I wanted you to know that they are options.…
- 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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