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Jan 15, 2017

Drawing a bar chart with d3.js for JS beginners (Part III)

Bar charts are very effective in communicating comparative data. In this post, I will discuss how to make a simple bar chart using d3.js, a popular JavaScript library for data visualization. Part 3 will introduce more advanced concepts to finish drawing the bar chart by adding labels and axes.





Jan 13, 2017

Drawing a bar chart with d3.js for JS beginners (Part II)

Bar charts are very effective in communicating comparative data. In this post, I will discuss how to make a simple bar chart using d3.js, a popular JavaScript library for data visualization. Part 2 will use the concepts learned in part 1 to start drawing a bar chart.





Jan 11, 2017

Drawing a bar chart with d3.js for JS beginners (Part I)

Bar charts are very effective in communicating comparative data. In this post, I will discuss how to make a simple bar chart using d3.js, a popular JavaScript library for data visualization. Part 1 will introduce the basics of D3.js and JavaScript.



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I am a computational scientist finishing my PhD at U of Penn. I picked up programming coming into graduate school and after years of computational research, I'm amazed by what data can do. I love to use data analytics to find trends, which when exposed, empower people to make informed decisions about the world they live in. I'm also the co-founder of Penn Data Science Group.