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Mastering Tableau by David Baldwin

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Chapter 7. Beyond the Basic Chart Types

Data visualization is such a new and vibrant field that new things can be discovered almost daily. Visit https://d3js.org/ or https://github.com/mbostock/d3/wiki/Gallery and you will find an ever-expanding gallery of visualization types for all kinds of use case scenarios. Many of the visualization types listed on these websites are reproducible in Tableau. Due to their sheer number, it is not possible to review a substantial percentage in the space allotted in a chapter of a book. However, what can be covered are visualization types and concepts that will hopefully prove useful and stimulating.

The assumption behind this chapter is that you are familiar with basic chart types such as bar, line graph, treemap, ...

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