New features in AnyChart JS Charts 8.9.0
New features in AnyChart JS Charts 8.9.0

AnyChart 8.9.0 is out! The latest major update brings new exciting out-of-the-box features to our award-winning JavaScript charting library product family — AnyChart, AnyStock, AnyGantt, and AnyMap. Enjoy the improved functionality and build even more compelling data visualizations for your web sites and apps in less time!

New JS Chart Features


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This article is a step-by-step guide that’ll show you how to build an interactive JavaScript range chart that visualizes 20 years of the LA Lakers’ performance with Kobe Bryant.

The year 2020 was pretty poignant for obvious reasons. But even before the pandemic, the year started on a sad note with the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. He was a star NBA athlete who had played for 20 years with one and only one team — the Los Angeles Lakers.

Remembering Kobe one year after that horrible crash, I wondered how the Lakers had performed in his two-decade era…


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Hey everyone, Friday’s here and with it, a new DataViz Weekly article is out! Look at some of the best data visualization projects we have come across out there this week:

  • Exploring all attacks on journalists worldwide in 2020 — Geoff McGhee for CPJ
  • Visualizing the scale of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths in the United States — Sam Hart, Reuters
  • Simulating the spread of infection for different immunity scenarios — Thomas Wilburn, NPR
  • Mapping every vote in the 2020 U.S. election — Kenneth Field

Attacks on Journalists Worldwide in 2020


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For us humans, data is usually easier to explore and analyze when it’s properly visualized. If you are looking for some good examples, you’ve come to the right place at the right time! DataViz Weekly is here to let you know about new great information visualizations.

Today on DataViz Weekly:

  • Coronavirus vaccination pace, goals, and challenge — The Washington Post
  • Coronavirus mutations and variants — The New York Times
  • Distance to the nearest MiLB team in 2021 — Axios
  • Age of buildings in Providence, RI — Chris Sarli

Coronavirus Vaccination Pace, Goals, and Challenge


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Pareto chart to be built

Creating a Pareto chart with JavaScript for HTML5 apps and websites is not a complicated or hectic development process at all. Get hands-on experience with this tutorial and you will find data visualization in such a form joyful and exciting!

Before we start, let’s remember how Pareto charts look and what their purpose is, just to make sure we are on the same page. A Pareto chart, also a Pareto diagram, is a combination of vertical bars (columns) and a line graph. Columns are used to depict values and are displayed in descending order, left to right. The line in…


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Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a clear and convincing voice,” Stephen Few once said. That actually is the purpose of data visualization. On DataViz Weekly, we show you how this works in reality. Welcome to our new roundup of the most interesting data visualization projects we’ve recently found!

  • Comparing live and studio versions of songs — The Pudding
  • Historical wildfires in the U.S. West — Reuters
  • Boston’s most desirable streets — MIT Senseable City Lab
  • Inequality and COVID-19 vaccine allocation in America — GHJP Yale & C4SR Columbia

Comparison of Live and Studio Versions of Songs


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Data visualization is our passion and we are glad to high-five all who share it! Welcome to DataViz Weekly!

For all of you guys, we have curated another four new awesome interactive data visualization projects worth checking out. Glance at their list below and then take a closer look:

  • WorldTour transfers during the 2020–2021 offseason — Carrie Bennette
  • Precinct-level map of the 2020 U.S. election — The Upshot
  • Representation of age generations in the U.S. Senate over time — wcd.fyi
  • Healthy Streets Index for London — _STREETS

WorldTour Transfers in 2020–2021 Offseason


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An Angular Gauge, also known as a Circular Gauge, is a type of gauge chart with a radial scale. Such visualizations can nicely show a value within a range and are widely used in various dashboards.

The recent good news of vaccines feels like music to our ears. So, I thought why not take some interesting music data for visualization in this tutorial! The 63rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held in March 2021, and when I looked through the list of the Record of the Year nominees, I wondered how popular each of these songs is. To find…


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We continue our weekly blog feature where we show you the best data visualizations we’ve met out there over the past seven days. Here’s our new selection of stunning charts and maps from different creators — check it out!

Today on DataViz Weekly:

  • La Niña and its impacts — Bloomberg
  • Donald Trump’s false and misleading claims while in office — The Washington Post
  • COVID-19 risk levels by county — The New York Times
  • Sriwijaya Air fleet — Reuters

La Niña and Its Impacts


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In these times of exponentially growing data, visualization is a necessary skillset to have in your tool box. Popular techniques include bar charts, line graphs, pie charts, and bubble maps among others.

Building interactive charts from scratch with JavaScript can be a difficult endeavor for any developer, especially someone starting out new. That is exactly why we have JS charting libraries which make it much easier and quicker to conjure up insightful visualizations!

Read on to see how I create a JavaScript Bubble Map with one of these libraries.

JavaScript Charting Libraries

There are quite a few great JavaScript libraries available to use…

AnyChart

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