Monday, June 20, 2016

Philipp Plewa: D3.js (Data-Driven Documents) Java Library: Let's Make a Star Chart

D3 is a data visualization library (not a chart library like plotly.js or Vega-Lite).

D3 maintains a mapping between your data and graphic elements.

Can use SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics).  Or, canvas (raster-based, faster for many elements).

Editable examples:

Good colours:

Star chart with subtle colour and twinkling:

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