Qlik Data Visualization Extension: Introducing Custom Drawing Over Custom Theme January 16th, 2019 by Irina Maximova
Our Qlik Charts Extension now allows a custom renderer to be set for certain chart types! We’ll show you how to make use of this new great feature in your Qlik data visualization practice, implementing custom drawing over a custom theme.
Before we begin, please note: We recommend getting acquainted with the custom drawing documentation of AnyChart JS Charts if you never worked with it before. When you do that, it will be easier for you to understand what the custom drawing functions are and how to use them right and best.
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What Is Data Visualization? Definition, History, and Examples November 20th, 2018 by Jay Stevenson
Data visualization is the practice of converting data from raw figures into a graphical representation such as graphs, maps, charts, and complex dashboards. Let’s see what makes it important (meaning), how it has developed (history), and exactly how it can work in real life (examples). Join us on Data Visualization 101, an introduction to dataviz and its power.
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The heroes of today’s tutorial are custom technical indicators. Below we’ll explore how to add them to a JS (HTML5) stock chart step by step. So, let’s begin.
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AnyChart Extension 2.0 for Qlik Sense Released, Fueling Flexibility in Data Visualization November 15th, 2017 by AnyChart Team
When AnyChart JS Charts‘ dedicated extension for Qlik Sense first hit the stage on Qlik Branch in the spring of 2017, it was well received by the community. In fact, we delivered what many Qlik users craved: advanced flexibility which at the same time would not affect the ease of interactive data visualization. And that was just the beginning.
Now, we are happy to present version 2.0 of our extension for Qlik Sense!
Top Big Data Trends for 2017 September 13th, 2017 by Jay Stevenson
Big Data has been growing exponentially as a very special segment in the core of today’s data analytics, with all the more organizations and companies collecting, visualizing, exploring and communicating large amounts of various kinds of data. In this article, we will talk about notable big data trends that we see in and for 2017 and also take a quick look at some technologies being widely used in this field today.
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Top Data Visualization Mistakes to Avoid August 29th, 2017 by Jay Stevenson
Data visualization is a fast and simple way to convey messages and concepts in an efficient manner. Besides improving the information relay, this approach has also changed the way business is done. Organizations that deal with large amounts of information on a daily basis can now process data and have the intended audience decipher it at lightning-fast speeds, thus enhancing the process of information management. However, data visualization mistakes are quite widespread, and let’s take a look what they are, why they are harmful, and how to avoid them.
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How to Name a Graph: Tips for Writing Great Chart Captions April 5th, 2017 by AnyChart Team
Charts are one of the best ways to display your data in a way that’s meaningful to readers, but if you don’t have great chart captions, your readers may interpret that meaningful information incorrectly.
Readers’ attention spans are waning by the second. In fact, humans now have a shorter attention span than goldfish (yes that cute, little fish you won from the carnival can pay attention better than the average person). This means that most people are scanning through your work. Without a clear, concise chart caption, your chances of getting your message across are slim.