Archive for October, 2017

How to Create a JavaScript Area Chart October 28th, 2017 by Timothy Loginov

How to Create a JavaScript Area Chart and Customize ItWant to know how to build a JavaScript area chart? This article will show you how to do that and tell you who invented area charts in the late 18th century.

The area chart is one of the basic charts used to show changes in data over time. The key feature of this chart type is a colored area between the horizontal X-axis and the line marking the changing value. It can be filled with a color, gradient color, or with a hatch fill.

Look at the chart on the title image. That’s the data visualization being created along the tutorial. Such a JavaScript-based area chart will be interactive and good-looking in any browser, on any website and in any app in HTML5. All samples used in the article are available in our collection on CodePen.

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Interesting Data Visualization Examples for Fun and Inspiration – DataViz Weekly October 27th, 2017 by AnyChart Team

Interesting Data Visualization Examples for Fun and Inspiration – DataViz WeeklyHere we are, bringing you the new pick of interesting data visualization examples we came across lately!

Check out what visual graphics we’ve included in this week’s Data Visualization Weekly post:

  • where China sends money;
  • what governments make the most requests for Twitter’s user data;
  • visualizing every weapon in the US nuclear arsenal;
  • animated interactive guide to frequency trails charts.

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Advanced Visualization of Spot in JS Polar Charts | Challenge AnyChart! October 27th, 2017 by Vitaly Radionov

Advanced Visualization of Spot in JS Polar Charts | Challenge AnyChart!Meet Challenge AnyChart, a brand new feature on our blog that every dataviz engineer will fall in love with! Each article in this series will be a quick tutorial on how to complete a specific data visualization task that – at first sight – seems too complicated or even unsolvable with AnyChart JS Charts.

From now on, once in a couple of weeks, we’ll pick a thrilling challenge – one of those you’ve shared with our Support Team. And then we’ll show you the best way to deal with it. So all of you can see: Nothing is impossible in AnyChart!

The first challenge for the very first Challenge AnyChart issue is about making an advanced interactive visualization of the spot in a JavaScript polar chart.

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Creating a JavaScript Bar Chart October 25th, 2017 by Timothy Loginov

How to create a JavaScript bar chart: TutorialHow to create a JavaScript bar chart and why is this important? Every day, data visualization becomes all the more powerful and important area of the Web. The volume of information grows, and it must be made understandable as fast as possible. That’s when data visualization instruments like charts and dashboards become a great help.

Creating HTML5 charts might seem a complicated task, but this assumption is wrong. This article blows this prejudice to pieces and shows how to build an interactive bar chart using JavaScript.

The result will look like on the picture above. Then you’ll also learn how to quickly modify and customize such a JavaScript (HTML5) bar chart. All the JS chart examples used along the tutorial can be found on CodePen.

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Charts Showing Various Interesting Data – DataViz Weekly October 20th, 2017 by AnyChart Team

Charts Showing Various Interesting Data – DataViz WeeklyWe know that our Data Visualization Weekly has been watched and read by many people. So we are glad to continue this series of posts and share the next one right now, presenting new cool charts showing various interesting data.

Today in Data Visualization Weekly:

  • days between mass shootings in the United States;
  • interactive world map of Christianity;
  • how US citizens differ by age;
  • what women and men think about careers and household tasks.

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Beauty of Data Visualization – DataViz Weekly October 13th, 2017 by AnyChart Team

Beauty of Data Visualization – DataViz WeeklyThe beauty of data visualization lies not only in a pretty design or any graphical features one might like to implement. Also – and actually, foremost – it is about making data speak and communicate trends, connections, and patterns previously hidden or simply been harder to discover and explore.

Check out the new Data Visualization Weekly with several new examples of dataviz that are both informative and cute:

  • tech takeover of the global advertising industry;
  • road deaths in developing countries;
  • who earns more in male-female partner households in the US;
  • SFARI Gene – gene-centered autism research data and visuals.

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Visualized Data is Powerful (and Beautiful) – DataViz Weekly October 6th, 2017 by AnyChart Team

Visualized Data is Powerful (and Beautiful) – DataViz WeeklyData is great. Visualized data is awesome! Charts, dashboards, infographics – all these are specifically designed to provide an advanced look into data, deliver a better insight, and finally, get a clearer understanding of what’s happening so we can make the right decisions.

We are keen on showing you some good data visualization examples each week to prove that. Here are the new ones we’ve decided to share this time:

  • Trump’s approval ratings;
  • cryptocurrency market;
  • Las Vegas gunfire speed;
  • map of all unicorn companies.

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Modular JavaScript Charting: AnyChart 8 Premiere October 2nd, 2017 by AnyChart Team

Modular JavaScript Charting: AnyChart 8 Premiere, 8.0.0 Release of AnyChart, AnyMap, AnyStock, AnyGanttFall is an amazing time for TV, movie, theater, and other art lovers as that’s when a lot of premieres are being launched. Well, we are happy to contribute to the debut mainstream this time! Meet AnyChart 8, a modular JavaScript charting system taking the convenience, performance, and customization in the art of interactive data visualization to the next level.

Join us in reviewing the core innovations delivered in the 8th, module-based generation of AnyChart, including the brand new features now available in our JS charting libraries AnyChart, AnyStock, AnyGantt, and AnyMap, as well as what else is in our nearest plans.

AnyChart JS Charts 8.0.0: Modules, Custom Builds, and Much More

The 8.0.0 release of the AnyChart, AnyGantt, AnyMap, and AnyStock JavaScript (HTML5) charting libraries delivers a lot of brand new features and technical improvements. Please see the list below for a quick overview of what’s new.

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