Hands-On Data Visualization: Interactive Storytelling from Spreadsheets to Code
Open-access book-in-progress by Jack Dougherty and Ilya Ilyankou, under contract with O'Reilly Media, Inc.
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View open-source code for source text and templates at https://github.com/handsondataviz.
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About the book
Tell your story and show it with data, using free and easy-to-learn tools on the web. This introductory book teaches you how to design interactive charts and customized maps for your website, beginning with easy drag-and-drop tools, such as Google Sheets and Tableau Public, then gradually working up to editing open-source Chart.js and Leaflet code templates on GitHub. Follow along with the step-by-step tutorials, real-world examples, and online resources. This book is ideal for students, non-profit organizations, small business owners, local governments, journalists, academics, or anyone who wants to tell their story and show the data. No coding experience is required.
Hands-On Data Visualization is copyrighted by Jack Dougherty and Ilya Ilyankou and distributed under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License. You may freely share this content for non-commercial purposes, with a source credit to http://HandsOnDataViz.org.
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