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Practical D3.js by Rayna Stamboliyska, Tarek Amr

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© Tarek Amr and Rayna Stamboliyska 2016

Tarek Amr and Rayna Stamboliyska, Practical D3.js, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1928-7_1

1. Understanding Data Visualization

Tarek Amr and Rayna Stamboliyska2

(1)Amsterdam, The Netherlands

(2)Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris, France

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Created in 2007, D3.js is a powerful charting library best used for complex and nonstandard data visualizations. Thus, before we get into the fine details of how to use D3.js for data visualization, we need to talk about the basics: how to learn to ‘see’ data, how to transform data into a visual, and what is best suited ...

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