Visualize Your Data

Gain instant access to practical tutorials, a four-week course, resource links, and more to help you understand your data.

Visualization in R, a Four-Week Course

If you’re just starting out, where to begin and where to go next can be confusing. With this four-week course, you get guided instruction for visualization in R, taking you from beginner to advanced. End-of-week exercises help hone your skills.

 

Week 1

Learn the basics of charts in R.

Week 2

Work with packages and create custom charts.

Week 3

Visualize spatial data with various types of maps.

Week 4

Refine what you’ve learned and apply to different situations.

The focus of the course is on real data and practical uses, and the end goal is to get you up and running with your own data.

 

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Practical Tutorials

You know what you want to do, but you don’t know how to do it. And it needs to get done now. FlowingData tutorials walk you through step-by-step so that you can apply various visualization methods to your own data for beautiful results.

Download the source code, learn, and apply.

Need help? Post your question in the members-only comment sections.

Most tutorials use the statistical computing language R. It’s open source with an active and growing community. However, there are also tutorials that use JavaScript (for interactive visualization), Python (mostly for data scraping and munging), and a mix of other things.

 

Visualize and understand your data today.

All the Perks

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Gain access to the full tutorials archive, along with new how-tos every month. Tutorials provide step-by-step instructions on how to visualize and explore your data. Ask questions and get support in the members-only comment sections.

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The four-week course takes you from beginner to advanced with practical instruction, real data, and end-of-week exercises to hone your skills.

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FlowingData is a good resource for inspiration, but when it comes to visualizing your own data, you want to see the process side of things, too.

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FlowingData started in June 2007, and there are thousands of posts and additional links for you to poke at. You won’t find members-only links through the search engines.

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Just you, the data, and the charts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What do you cover in the tutorials?

Most tutorials use the statistical computing language R. It’s open source with an active and growing community. However, there are also tutorials that use JavaScript (for interactive visualization), Python (mostly for data scraping and munging), and a mix of other things.

Do I need coding experience to benefit?

Nope. Tutorials are self-encapsulated and take you through step-by-step. However, some of the tutorials do get involved and it can help to have some experience. Or, you can work through the course to get started.

How is this different from your books?

Data Points and Visualize This provide overviews of visualization, whereas tutorials on FlowingData are more specific, code-centric, and focus on the how.

Can I cancel membership?

Yes. Billing is automatic and you can cancel at any time. You’ll still have members-only access for the full year.

How do I renew my membership?

If you previously had an account and want members-only access again, log in to FlowingData with your old info, and click to link to renew the top right corner.

Do you offer student or group discounts?

I do. Email me from your education address or let me know how many membership accounts you need, and I’ll get back to you promptly.