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Building a 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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Creating a Bullseye Chart with JS to Visualize the COVID-19 Vaccine Pipeline

March 25th, 2022 by Shachee Swadia

Creating a Bullseye Chart with JS to Visualize the COVID-19 Vaccine PipelineVisualizing data across a set of concentric rings, bullseye charts are widely used in drug pipeline and clinical trials data analysis. This tutorial will explain how to create this type of diagram with JavaScript. What’s more, you’ll see an excellent, typical example of an interactive bullseye chart in action!

I collated detailed information about all the COVID-19 vaccine candidates currently undergoing clinical studies from the WHO’s vaccine tracker. Now, join me as I plot it all in an interactive JS-based bullseye chart, by vaccine type and development phase!

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How to Build a Circle Packing Chart in JavaScript

March 15th, 2022 by Shachee Swadia

Circle Packing Chart Creation in JavaScript: Guide for Data Visualizers and AnalystsA clear step-by-step guide for building an interactive JS Circle Packing Chart to visualize the top 100 most streamed songs on Spotify.

Want to learn to visualize hierarchical data in stunning circle packing charts that can be added to a web page or app in a hassle-free manner? Don’t feel overwhelmed and just follow my stepwise data visualization tutorial! Using a cool example of data on the top 100 most streamed songs on Spotify, I will show you how to easily create and customize a great-looking interactive circle packing chart with JavaScript.

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Building a Stock Chart with JavaScript

February 24th, 2022 by Shachee Swadia

Building a Stock Chart with JavaScriptData visualization is vastly applied in various fields. One such domain is financial trading, where stock charts are essential for smart market data analysis and decision making. Whether you invest in stocks or not, I am pretty sure that you have come across such graphics or even might need to build one right now. So, would you like to know how to make a stock chart? I’m ready to show you an easy path using the Tesla stock price data and JavaScript! Come along with me throughout this tutorial and you’ll learn how to quickly create elegant, interactive JS stock charts like the one you see in the picture.

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SunnyByte Chooses AnyChart for Native American Cancer Data Visualization

February 16th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

SunnyByte Chooses AnyChart for Native American Cancer Data VisualizationOut-of-the-box error bars and the ability to create a cool error chart without hassle have always been a major attraction of AnyChart, among other great features prompting developers to choose our JavaScript charting library. If you want to look at some real-world examples of such visualizations in action, Shen DeShayne, a partner at SunnyByte has recently brought a new interesting use case for them to our attention. The American Indian & Alaska Native Cancer Data website, his web development agency built for the University of New Mexico, represents information in interactive error charts powered by AnyChart. Learn more about the project and how our JS library is used, from a quick interview. (Stack: Craft CMS/Vue.js.)

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How to Create a Calendar Chart in JavaScript

February 11th, 2022 by Shachee Swadia

Creating a Calendar Chart in JavaScript for a Website, Page or AppA calendar chart is an effective way to represent activity over time graphically. It can nicely display how a quantity varies with the days, weeks, months, and years. If you want to learn to build stylish interactive calendar charts easily using JavaScript, welcome to my step-by-step tutorial!

To make this guide not only educating but also entertaining, I decided to reproduce GitHub’s calendar graph and visualize the repository contribution activity of Mike Bostock, a prominent computer scientist known globally as one of the creators of the open-source JavaScript charting library D3.js and of the interactive data visualization development platform Observable. So, we’ll also get a telling picture of how he performed in that regard!

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Creating an Error Chart in JavaScript

February 3rd, 2022 by Shachee Swadia

JavaScript Error Chart of Perceived Threat of COVID-19 by Political AffiliationNeed a cool interactive error chart visualization for your web page or app? Let me be your guide! Follow this tutorial and you’ll learn how to easily create elegant interactive error charts using JavaScript.

Here, I will be visualizing data on COVID-19 threat perceptions in the United States during the first six months of the pandemic, by political affiliation. So you will also be able to explore the divergence in those attitudes between Democrats and Republicans. The data originates from the article “COVID-19 and vaccine hesitancy: A longitudinal study” published in the Plos One journal.

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COVID-19 Risk Assessment App Pandemonium Uses AnyChart for Data Visualization

January 26th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

COVID-19 Risk Assessment App Pandemonium Using AnyChart for Data VisualizationWe continue to support initiatives addressing the pandemic crisis by providing them with a full-featured free license for any of our data visualization tools. Today we are honored to be among the first to talk about a new project that joined this program, an innovative COVID-19 risk assessment app and framework called Pandemonium where all charts and maps are powered by AnyChart.

Built by Quantum Risk Analytics, Inc., a charitable nonprofit founded by MIT alumni, Pandemonium uses sophisticated machine learning algorithms to more accurately model the disease spread and provide a highly personalized evaluation of infection risks. It’s not yet publicly launched as the developers want to add a few more major features and data sources before the official release. But the app is already in the testing phase that the team encourages anyone to join.

We asked Richard Hamlin, CEO at Quantum Risk Analytics, Inc., to tell us more about Pandemonium, how it works, and how our data visualization solutions are used. Read on to know all the details.

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How to Create Sparklines with JavaScript

January 13th, 2022 by Shachee Swadia

Sparkline Chart of Money Heist IMDb Ratings Built with JavaScriptSparklines are elegant microcharts introduced by Edward Tufte, a renowned statistician and data visualization pioneer. Drawn without any axis and occupying minimal space, these tiny graphs are designed to represent the big picture displaying trends in line with text and within table cells. If you want to learn about an easy way of building a sparkline chart, it is the right place!

In this article, I will show you how to quickly create cool sparkline charts using JavaScript. With OTT content ruling the world of entertainment these days, let’s have fun learning and look at the IMDb ratings of one of the most popular shows nowadays — Money Heist (La Casa de Papel in its original Spanish).

Without more ado, come along on this journey of knowledge heist!

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How to Build a Surface Chart Using JavaScript

December 15th, 2021 by Shachee Swadia

How to Build a Surface Chart Using JavaScriptData visualization is a must-have skill today with ever-growing data and the need to analyze as well as present that data. You will definitely come across data charts whether you are in the technology industry or not and therefore, it is a good idea to learn how to build visualizations.

I will show you here that building charts is not very tough and with the right tools, you can start creating interactive, interesting visualizations in little time and effort!

In this step-by-step tutorial, I will demonstrate how to represent GDP values of various countries for the past 15 years on a beautiful interactive 3D surface chart using a JavaScript library for data visualization.

The surface plot looks quite complex, but I will show you how straightforward it is to make a compelling and fully functional one.

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