Learning to Data
Tutorials, Books, and Guides
When you want to compare between three parts of your data, ternary plots might be a good option. Here is how to make them.
Also known as trellis charts, lattice chart, or whatever you want to call them, the technique lets you compare several categories in one view.
Beeswarm charts are useful to highlight individual categories or entities. Animating them can help highlight change over time.
Marimekko charts, or mosaic plots, allow you to compare categories over two quantitative variables.
Using geometric shapes as an encoding can provide another dimension to your charts.
Guides and Tips
We like to complain about how data is messy, not in the right format, and how parts don’t make sense. Reality is complicated though.
The data might exist on a single page or in a single file, but there’s always more to it. Take a step outside for a better view.
Your standard choropleth map shows geographic areas colored by a …
Naked Statistics by Charles Wheelan promises a fun, non-boring introduction …
If you take away anything from The Visual Display of …