First, download the latest version of D3 from the official website at http://d3js.org/.
To go directly to the latest release, copy this snippet:
In our basic examples, we can just open our HTML document in a web browser to view it. But when we need to load external data sources, we need to publish the folder on a web server like Apache, nginx, or IIS. Python provides us with an easy way to run a web server with
http.server, so we just need to open the folder where our D3 files are present and execute the following command in the terminal:
$ python3 -m http.server 8000
In Windows, you can use the same command by removing the number
3 from Python:
> python -m http.server ...