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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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Maigret.de Picks AnyChart JS Charts to Visualize Data on Georges Simenon’s Work

December 29th, 2021 by AnyChart Team

Maigret.de Picks AnyChart JS Charts to Visualize Data on Georges Simenon’s WorkWhen data is all around, it’s no wonder to see charts here or there as they greatly help make sense of it. With thousands of happy customers worldwide, both for our JS charting library and Qlik charting extensions, we have seen countless applications for data visualization across all fields and industries. Some use cases, however, might be less expected than others. What about a website dedicated to literature?

Maigret.de — a remarkable resource about Georges Simenon, a famous Belgian writer best known for creating police detective Jules Maigret — has recently started to publish interactive data graphics revealing interesting patterns and facts in his immense work. All the charts on the website are built with AnyChart.

We have chatted with Maigret.de’s creator Oliver Hahn about his project, data visualizations, and experience using our solutions. Read the quick interview and go check out the website. (Stack: HTML/MySQL.)

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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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AnyChart JS Charts 8.11.0 Released with Awesome New Data Visualization Features

December 7th, 2021 by AnyChart Team

AnyChart JS Charts 8.11.0 Released with Awesome New Data Visualization FeaturesExcited to tell you we’ve just pushed a major update to our JavaScript charting library! The newly arrived features and improvements make our core solution even more flexible, adding awesome fresh capabilities designed to further help you on your data visualization development journey. Intrigued? Let us show what’s new in AnyChart JS Charts 8.11.0 right away!

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How to Make a JavaScript Polar Chart

November 11th, 2021 by Shachee Swadia

A JavaScript polar chart making tutorial based on DVS survey dataPolar charts often look impressive, which makes some people think that creating them is a tricky process demanding plenty of skills and expertise. Well, I am going to debunk this myth right now! Let me show you how to easily visualize data in a beautiful interactive JavaScript Polar Chart.

Fundamentally, a polar chart is a variation of a circular graph drawn with polar coordinates. It can also work well to visualize some sorts of categorical data for comparisons, which is exactly the case I want to demonstrate now. In this tutorial, I will build a column polar chart, with the bars growing from the center of the diagram to represent values with their length.

Data Visualization Society (DVS) conducts an annual State of the Industry survey of data viz practitioners, and I thought it could be a great opportunity to play with some of its latest data. In particular, I wanted to look at the most popular technologies used for data visualization based on the responses. So here, I will produce a JS polar chart that plots the top 15 ones, making up a cool illustrative real-world example.

It will be fun — come along, everyone!

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Creating a Linear Gauge Chart in JavaScript — Tutorial

October 20th, 2021 by Shachee Swadia

A laptop showing an interactive Linear Gauge Chart explained and created in JavaScript along this data visualization tutorialThis article presents an easy-to-follow guide for building an interactive linear gauge chart in JavaScript.

We’ll show how to quickly create a cool and interactive linear gauge chart that highlights Covid-19 vaccination data around the world. Our chart will allow us to visualize the status of Covid-19 vaccination at the time of writing, and will display two types of data — showing how far away we are from the halfway target of both partially and fully vaccinating the global population.

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