R graph gallery

Posted to Coding  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

One of best ways to learn visualization in any given software is to look at examples and apply to your own data. The R graph gallery helps you with the first part providing plenty of examples and the code snippets to make them. It’s still relatively new, but it should prove useful as it grows (hopefully). [via Revolutions]

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