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How to Find the Right Chart Type for your Numeric Data 22 Feb 2016 Charts help you visualize numeric data in a graphical format but the problem is there are just too many types of charts to choose from. This diagram will help you pick the right chart for your data type. O RLY Parody Book Generator for Slack O RLY Cover Generator Download Insult your co-workers with snarky O RLY parody book covers! PS. 9 Design Techniques for User-Friendly Tables by anthony on 07/11/11 at 12:33 pm Tables are great for comparing different information. But making them user-friendly is a challenge. One challenge is that table grids limit the amount of data you can display in a cell. Another is that when users read tables, they move their eyes across rows and down columns to scan information. If the table isn’t easy to scan, they can lose their point of reference and get lost.

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup. Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe interesting patterns that wouldn’t be apparent from looking only at stats. All Killer, No Filler This one’s different, trust us.

These charts explain why BYOD security is critical I was 31 when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. My gynecologist called, and I ducked into the supply closet of our Union Square office for some privacy. She said something about a New York Times article, about estrogen receptors. Building a Bubble Cloud For the 2012 Republican and Democratic national conventions, Mike Bostock , Shan Carter , and Matthew Ericson have created a series of visualizations highlighting the words being used in the speeches of both gatherings. These word-cloud-like word bubble clouds (what I’ll call bubble clouds, unless you can think of a better name) serve as a great interface for looking at the differences in the two conventions and for browsing through quotes from the talks. Check them out here: While there is a lot that could be discussed about all the little things that contribute to the quality and polish of these visualizations, in this tutorial we will look at some of the implementation details that make them tick.

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Creating a dynamic d3 visualization from the GitHub API As someone who works with data on a daily basis, I’m always impressed and inspired by interactive charts and dashboards. I’ve built plenty of dynamic dashboards within Excel and, more recently, within Google spreadsheets (here, here and here), but never my own custom web charts. I’ve wanted to learn d3 for a while, but until recently didn’t have the necessary Javascript chops to do this. This year I’ve focussed on deepening my coding skills, so I’ve finally been able to give d3 a proper go. And let me tell you, it’s brilliant. JavaFX Dialogs (official) JavaFX 8u40 finally includes simple Dialogs and Alerts! I've been waiting for this since 2012! In the meantime I wrote about how to use Dialogs in JavaFX 2 and later in JavaFX 8 with ControlsFX. Now that they are available in the official JDK, let's learn how to use them. Prerequisites To use the official JavaFX Dialogs you need JDK 8u40 or later.

The top 20 data visualisation tools One of the most common questions I get asked is how to get started with data visualisations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practise – and to practise, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, I want to introduce you to 20 different tools for creating visualisations: from simple charts to complex graphs, maps and infographics. Almost everything here is available for free, and some you have probably installed already. Advertisement

Battle of the Internet Giants By the way, in the 1 seconds you've been on this page, these internet giants have profited $2363, and around 50% of that went to Apple. Love it? Embed it on your website or blog: Static image preview Google Data Studio Tutorial for Beginners & Novices — MarketLytics Note: only you are allowed to delete this report and not the individuals you are sharing it with. Uptil now, you have learned how to draw reports in Data Studio. Now it’s your turn to create some appealing and organized reports with your bulk of data. The 20 best tools for data visualization It's often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it's traded. As consumers, we're positively swimming in data; it's everywhere from labels on food packaging design to World Health Organisation reports. As a result, for the designer it's becoming increasingly difficult to present data in a way that stands out from the mass of competing data streams.