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Visual Storytelling with D3: An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript™ by Ritchie S. King

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10. Striking Out on Your Own

The intention of the book is to provide a springboard to help you dive right in to D3. But all of the learning that you do will happen as you try to build stuff. The goal of this chapter is to give you some pointers for how to move forward with D3.

This Book Is a Foundation for Learning D3

You could say that this book has only scratched the surface. D3 can easily produce a multitude of chart forms that animate in a variety of ways, and we’ve only made a fairly basic bar chart that grows and shrinks. D3 offers other kinds of scales besides linear and ordinal, other types of user interactions besides just clicking, and a whole host of premade layouts for making more complex graphics such as chord diagrams, treemaps, ...

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