Join Jonathan Fernandes for an in-depth discussion in this video Colormaps, part of pandas Essential Training.
- [Instructor] Colormaps are included with Matplotlib.…The idea behind choosing a cool colormap,…is to find a good representation of your data.…It there an intuitive color scheme for the data?…For example gold, silver, and bronze for medal winners.…Blue for male, pink for female?…There are three classes of colormaps.…The sequential, the diverging, and the qualitative.…The sequential should be used for representing information…that has ordering.…There is a change in lightness, often over a single hue.…
Diverging is to be used when the information being plotted…deviates around a middle value.…Here there are often two different colors being used.…And finally, the qualitative class is used to represent…information which does not have any…ordering or relationship,…and is often miscellaneous colors.…Let's head over to the Jupiter notebook…to look at a couple of examples.…Let's use the pie chart as our first example,…so we need to specify that the kind of plot that you want…is a pie chart,…and here we can specify that the colormap…
- Working with plots
- Boolean indexing
- String handling
- Grouping data
- Creating your own colormaps
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Technical Setup
2. Series and DataFrames
3. Data Input and Validation
4. Basic Analysis
5. Basic Plotting
9. Data Visualizations
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