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Exploring Formula 1 History, Recession Indicators, Migration Patterns, Heat Effects — DataViz Weekly

August 12th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

Exploring Formula 1 History, Recession Indicators, Migration Patterns, Heat Effects — DataViz WeeklyVisualizing data is an excellent way to quickly see patterns and trends hidden in it. In the DataViz Weekly series, we illuminate great fresh examples to illustrate how that works in practice. This time, we invite you to check out the following:

  • 73 years of Formula One history — ATLO by Átlátszó
  • Indicators of an economic recession in the U.S. — The Washington Post
  • Migration patterns of young adults in the U.S. — Policy Impacts, U.S. Census Bureau, Opportunity Insights, Darkhorse Analytics
  • Effects of rising temperatures outside on our daily lives — El País

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Bringing Data to Life with Exemplary Visualizations — DataViz Weekly

August 5th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

Bringing Data to Life with Exemplary Visualizations | DataViz WeeklyWe’ve seen a lot of good new visualizations over the last week. Here are four projects with the best ones, amazing illustrations of how data can (and should) be brought to life with the right graphics. Featured today on DataViz Weekly:

  • Five-hour train ride destinations in Europe — Benjamin Td
  • Scotland’s NHS waiting times — DC Thomson
  • Cool spots inside sweltering cities — Bloomberg Green
  • Friendships between poor and rich as a factor of economic mobility — The Upshot

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How to Make Timeline Chart (in JavaScript)

August 4th, 2022 by Shachee Swadia

Timeline Chart GuideA timeline chart is an excellent way to represent important events and periods in chronological order. Now, let me teach you how to easily create an elegant interactive visualization like that using JavaScript!

To make this tutorial both helpful and entertaining, I decided to take real data. Join me as I visualize the life of Elon Musk in a JS timeline chart step by step, focusing on the most important events in his career as an entrepreneur and investor.

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Looking at Some Awesome New Graphs & Maps — DataViz Weekly

July 29th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

Looking at Some Awesome New Graphs & Maps | DataViz WeeklyIt’s time to check out some awesome new graphs and maps! In this DataViz Weekly roundup, we are glad to put a spotlight on the following great data visualization works:

  • Birthplaces of notable people worldwide — Topi Tjukanov
  • Global COVID-19 vaccine inequality — The Guardian
  • New congressional district boundaries — CNN
  • Post-disaster displacements in America — The New York Times

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Most Interesting Data Visualization Projects We’ve Seen Lately — DataViz Weekly

July 22nd, 2022 by AnyChart Team

Most Interesting Data Visualization Projects We've Seen Lately | DataViz WeeklyWelcome to DataViz Weekly! It’s where we let you know about the most interesting data visualization projects released out there just about now. Here’s what’s on DataViz Weekly today:

  • Record high temperatures across France — Le Monde
  • Five-month path to the military impasse in Ukraine — Reuters
  • Ties among January 6 defendants and extremist organizations — FiveThirtyEight
  • Bird species abundance — eBird

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Great New Data Visualizations Worth Your Attention — DataViz Weekly

July 15th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

Great New Data Visualizations Worth Your Attention | DataViz WeeklyEager to see some great data visualizations? Your wait is over! DataViz Weekly is back to the AnyChart blog to make sure you have not missed these four new works as they are definitely worth checking out!

  • Gun deaths in America — The Washington Post
  • Health effects of climate change worldwide — Wellcome
  • Economic success of the U.S. immigrants’ children — The New York Times Opinion
  • Livestock vs human populations in the United States — Data Stuff

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Creating Connector Map with JavaScript

July 15th, 2022 by Awan Shrestha

Creating a Connector Map with JavaScriptConnector maps are designed to be ideal for visualizing routes and other links between locations in geospatial data analysis. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to quickly create a compelling interactive one using JavaScript.

Step by step, we will be visualizing a route of the famous ancient Silk Road. We’ll start with the development of a basic JS connector map in four moves and then make a few tweaks to make it look awesome. Let’s start the voyage!

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Top Recent Data Graphics from Around Internet — DataViz Weekly

July 8th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

Top Recent Data Graphics from Around Internet | DataViz WeeklyDataViz Weekly is here with an overview of the top data graphics recently published around the internet! Today we are pleased to tell you about the following visualizations:

  • Electric car models in comparison — Bloomberg Green
  • Australia as 100 people (according to the 2021 census) — ABC News
  • Human-caused wildfires in the U.S. around Independence Day — CNN
  • 2022 Tour de France route — Reuters

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Building Scatter Chart in JavaScript

June 17th, 2022 by Shachee Swadia

A Scatter Chart Built in JavaScript Using AnyChart JS ChartsWith data everywhere around us, it is imperative to know how to quickly create visualizations that help reveal trends and patterns in it. Today, let’s learn how to build a scatter chart in just a few lines of simple JavaScript code!

Scatter charts, or scatter plots, are designed to identify a correlation between typically two variables. In such graphics, the data is visualized as a set of points usually displayed as markers. The position of each marker indicates the values of the variables along the horizontal and vertical axes.

In this tutorial, we will be visualizing international and domestic sales of the 1000 highest-grossing Hollywood movies as of January 2022. So, get your popcorn and start watching the JS scatter chart development!

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Eye-Catching Visual Data Stories on World Media — DataViz Weekly

June 17th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

Eye-Catching Visual Data Stories on World Media — DataViz WeeklyGood visual graphics are helpful in telling good stories based on data. Want to see some fantastic examples? Check out the best visual data stories of all we’ve recently come across, in a brand new issue of DataViz Weekly!

  • Lead emissions around small airports in America — Quartz
  • Labor shortage in Belgium — De Tijd
  • Geography of Russian private jet flights — NYT
  • Space debris and its danger — FT

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