Chapter 4: Creating Animations

Animations and interactive visualizations can tell stories that static plots cannot. Also, both are more engaging for the final audience. As shown in the previous chapter, interactive visualization can let us interact with a variable to visualize its impact, among other things. Instead, animations use the time dimension to encode that variable. The encoded variable can be time since animations are well suited to show how a process evolves through time. Another advantage of animations is that they are much easier to distribute than interactive visualizations.

In this chapter, we are going to learn how to create animations using Plots and Makie. We will also introduce Javis, a drawing library, which we will use to ...

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