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Pluralsight

Getting Started with D3

via Pluralsight

Overview

In this course you will learn to create visualizations of your data using the foremost data viz library in the world, D3.

A picture is worth a thousand words, and this was never more true than with data visualizations. In this course, Getting Started with D3, you will gain the ability to create breakthrough visualizations of your data using the foremost data viz library in the world, D3. First, you will learn the foundations of how D3 creates data visualizations with SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics). Next, you will discover how to create a powerful line chart that you can adapt for your own work. Finally, you will explore how to create powerful hierarchical diagrams with force directed layouts, and explore how to communicate real-world data with geographic visualizations. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of D3 and data visualization needed to get your data into pictures where it belongs.

Topics:
  • Course Overview
  • Setup and Creating Your First D3 Visualization
  • Creating a Line Chart
  • A More Sophisticated Line Chart - Interpolation and Chart Refinements
  • Binding to a Data Source
  • Making Your Visualizations Interactive
  • Bringing Visualizations to Life
  • Arranging Data with Layouts
  • Working with Geographic Data
  • What’s New in D3?

Taught by

Chris Behrens

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