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Mapping With Shapefiles in R

Geographic data is often available as a shapefile, and there's plenty of heavy software to get that data in a map. R is an open source option, and as a bonus, much of the work can be done in a few lines of code.

Moving Past Default Charts

Customizing your charts doesn't have to be a time-intensive process. With just a teeny bit more effort, you can get something that fits your needs.

Linked Small Multiples

Small multiples are great, and the right interactions can make them even better. A primer and a how-to.

How to Make an Animated, Self-Sorting List

You have a list of things that can be ordered by different values. Let them sort themselves out.

How to Make Dot Density Maps in R

Choropleth maps are useful to show values for areas on a map, but they can be limited. In contrast, dot density maps are sometimes better for showing distributions within regions.
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