Archive for September, 2019

Visualizing Income in Spain, Restless Sleep, California Legislature, and Political Regimes — DataViz Weekly September 13th, 2019 by AnyChart Team

Visualizing Income in Spain, Restless Sleep, California Legislature, and Political Regimes — DataViz WeeklyIt’s Friday, so we continue the DataViz Weekly series on our blog. Today we praise new interesting projects with charts and infographics visualizing income of Spaniards (El País), restless sleep with age (FlowingData), ideological polarization in the California legislature in 1993-2019 (CalMatters), and political regime changes worldwide since 1816 (Visual Capitalist). Look at these cool examples of the power of data visualization in action.

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How to Create Gantt Chart in Qlik Sense Using AnyGantt Extension for Smart Project Data Visualization September 11th, 2019 by AnyChart Team

How to Create Gantt Chart in Qlik Sense Using AnyGantt Extension for Smart Project Data VisualizationLooking for the simplest way to create a Gantt chart in Qlik Sense to further streamline data-driven project management in your company or organization? We’ll show you one right now! Follow this quick tutorial and you’ll learn how to easily visualize project tasks and activities as data in a matter of minutes — on smart, interactive Gantt charts using the intuitive AnyGantt extension for Qlik by AnyChart.

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Or read the text-and-pictures version below.

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Visualizing Costs and Fires Data in Charts and Maps — DataViz Weekly September 6th, 2019 by AnyChart Team

Visualizing Costs and Fires Data in Charts and Maps — DataViz WeeklyHey, check out some more of the new awesome data projects we’ve come across this week! It’s a new DataViz Weekly article, and today we are glad to show you cool charts and maps visualizing costs and fires:

  • Salaries adjusted for cost of living across the United States
  • U.S.-China trade war costs for American families
  • Affordable home rentals in California
  • Long-term record of fires worldwide

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Create Simple Gantt Chart Using JavaScript — Tutorial September 4th, 2019 by Alfrick Opidi

Create Simple Gantt Chart Using JavaScript — Tutorial

Use a JavaScript library to create a Gantt chart and take your project management efforts to the next level.

Earlier this year, my team was looking for a project management tool that could assist us in charting the various tasks related to our app development project against some specific timelines. After doing some research, we finally settled on Gantt charts. However, some people think Gantts are complicated to create. Not true! Thanks to numerous JavaScript chart libraries, data visualization is now simple, flexible, and embeddable.

In our situation, we settled on AnyChart’s JS Charts library because of its ease of use, extensive documentation, flexible code playground for trying out stuff, and other powerful features.

In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through how to create a simple interactive Gantt chart using this data visualization library. Here’s what we’ll be making and you can get the entire code for creating such a Gantt chart at the end of the tutorial:

Gantt chart created along this JavaScript charting tutorial

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