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Visualizing Data in ggplot 2: R Data Playbook

via Pluralsight


Making plots in R can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be. R's ggplot2 package makes it easy to make beautiful, high quality plots with only a couple lines of code. This course will get you well on your way to visualization proficiency.

Making high quality plots that display exactly what you want can be difficult. In this course, Visualizing Data in ggplot 2: R Data Playbook, you will gain the ability to build quality plots and customize them to fit your needs. First, you will learn the foundations of the ggplot syntax. Next, you will discover how to add multiple variables and select the plot type. Finally, you will explore how to customize and make the plot fit with the style you are looking for. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of data visualization with R and ggplot needed to build presentation worthy plots for work or school.


  • Course Overview 1min
  • Getting Started with ggplot2 16mins
  • Understanding ggplot's Systems 17mins
  • Utilizing Stats and Scales 16mins
  • Customizing Your Plot 16mins

Taught by

Chase DeHan


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