Chapter 5. Working with Renderers

Renderers provide us with a medium to visualize data intuitively using different symbols and colors. More than a data visualization technique, renderers are increasingly considered as a data analytic tool. The correct use of renderers will help us see spatial patterns in the data and display the geographic distribution of various phenomena. An understanding of basic cartography, color theory, and even statistics will help us create better renderers and eventually better insights into the available data. The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Learning about different symbols and colors provided by the API
  • Learning how to create a SimpleRenderer method
  • Learning how to create a UniqueValueRenderer method ...

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