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Beginning JavaScript Charts: With jqPlot, d3, and Highcharts by Fabio Nelli

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Introduction

Welcome to the world of charts. If you are holding this book in your hands, you are undoubtedly interested in data visualization, perhaps with the hope of developing web pages filled with interactive charts. Or, maybe your purpose is to improve your knowledge of the jqPlot, D3, or Highcharts library. Whatever your objective, I hope this book enables you to achieve it.

In addition to the various types of charts and JavaScript libraries, this book covers a range of topics: the jQuery library and selections, HTML5 and the canvas, widgets and controls, graphic manipulation with scalable vector graphics (SVG) technology, and mathematical concepts (scales and domains, curve fitting and trend lines, clustering analysis, and much more). ...

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