Build Your First Data Visualization with NVD3

by Nertil Poci

This course will teach you how to use NVD3 to build reusable charts and chart components for d3.js without taking away the power that d3.js gives you as well as visualize different datasets on your web applications.

What you'll learn

Almost any application needs to visualize some data. When it comes to data visualization, you need to use a third party library since building data visualization components from scratch is time-consuming and unnecessary. In this course, Build Your First Data Visualization with NVD3, you’ll learn how to leverage the power of d3.js charts through the NVD3 library. First, you'll explore how to build reusable charts and chart components for your application. Next, you'll learn how to install and configure the NVD3 library, then display time series data retrieved from API into charts so that your users can understand how the application is performing. Next, you'll learn how to customize your data, NVD3 charts, and HTML content, and make them interactive. Finally, you’ll learn how to update graph data and customize data update settings for your charts to handle data that changes quickly. By the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge about NVD3 data visualization to design and customize your own NVD3 data charts.

About the author

Nertil is a freelance software architect working with different companies around the globe to help them bring their products to market. He has a master’s degree in computer science with a focus in software architecture. One of his main passions is discovering new tools and libraries that exists out there. Knowing what tools are available building apps much easier and gives you the confidence you need when challenging task comes along. Nertil enjoys building practical open source apps in his spar... more

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