Expanded Library

Getting Started with D3

by Chris Behrens

In this course you will learn to create visualizations of your data using the foremost data viz library in the world, D3.

What you'll learn

A picture is worth a thousand words, and this was never more true than with data visualizations. In this course, Getting Started with D3, you will gain the ability to create breakthrough visualizations of your data using the foremost data viz library in the world, D3. First, you will learn the foundations of how D3 creates data visualizations with SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics). Next, you will discover how to create a powerful line chart that you can adapt for your own work. Finally, you will explore how to create powerful hierarchical diagrams with force directed layouts, and explore how to communicate real-world data with geographic visualizations. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of D3 and data visualization needed to get your data into pictures where it belongs.

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Course Overview
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About the author

Chris B. Behrens is a writer, speaker and software developer, specializing in DevOps. He has been a developer and architect for more than twenty years focusing on small to medium size companies and the development changes they face. He focuses on his flavor of Fear Based Development, whereby a developer ranks their tasks in descending order of anxiety, and how to tackle them in that order. Chief among these anxiety-inducing processes is software deployment, a topic that Behrens focuses upon. He ... more

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