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Mastering Python Data Visualization by Kirthi Raman

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Visualization using matplotlib

matplotlib has been a popular plotting package besides a few other that are available today. The capability of matplotlib is now being realized by the Python community. John Hunter, the creator and project leader of this package summed it up as matplotlib tries to make easy things easy and hard things possible. You can generate very high-quality, publication-ready graphs with very little effort. In this section, we will pick a few interesting examples to illustrate the power of matplotlib.

Word clouds

Word clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in any given text. They are also called tag clouds or weighted words. You can tweak word clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. ...

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