Expanded Library

Build Your First Data Visualization with Plotly.js

by Victoria Clark

This course will teach you how to use and work with Plotly.js, building both basic and advanced graphs. You'll dive into specific graph types such as scientific and financial graphs, and learn how to customize and format the different chart types.

What you'll learn

Plotly.js is an open source JavaScript library for creating graphs and dashboards. In this course, Build Your First Data Visualization with Plotly.js, you'll learn how to use Plotly.js to plot simple and more complex graphs, as well as how to format and customize them. First, you'll explore the basic requirements to use Plotly.js and build basic graphs with the starter set of formatting and customization options. Next, you'll discover more advanced features and customization and formatting options, such as annotations, legends, and subplots. Finally, you'll learn how to build on these skills and create more advanced charts with specific examples, such as scientific, financial, and statistical charts. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of a multitude of graphs that can be built with Plotly.js, and you'll be familiar with simple and advanced customization and formatting options to build your own Plotly.js graphs.

About the author

Victoria Clark is a Financial Management Consultant with a background in Finance projects and systems, especially facilitating workshops and education on developments in her field, and has a great interest in new technologies, especially how Finance is evolving due to automation and the role of Finance in the Digital Age. Born in South Africa she is currently living in the Netherlands and enjoys writing, learning new topics and spending time with family.

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