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TIBCO Spotfire for Developers by Manuel Xavier

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Chapter 3. Creating Visualizations

This chapter provides a how-to for the creation of Spotfire Professional Visualizations. By the end of it, the reader should be an independent user of the Spotfire platform, having the required skills to create meaningful Analytics visualizations. However, before actually diving deep into the usage of Spotfire Professional, I would like to emphasize the purpose of Analytics tools.

The discipline of Visual Analytics allows us to understand the what, the why, and the how of raw data. It does so by fostering intuitive data representations, where the multiple dimensions of data are reduced and simplified.

The power and success of Analytics tools is closely related to their capability to summarize big chunks of data, ...

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