Creating an area chart

An area chart or an area graph is very similar to a line chart and largely implemented based on the line chart. The main difference between an area chart and a line chart is that in the area chart, the area between the axis and the line will be filled with colors or textures. In this recipe, we will explore techniques of implementing a type of area chart known as Layered Area Chart.

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An area chart implementation is largely based on the line chart implementation and shares a lot of common graphical elements, such as the axes and the clip path; therefore, ...

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