DevSnack #8: If it’s the first time you hear about D3 or if you are already working with it, but you think there is still a lot to learn out there, these five resources are worth taking a look!
If you want to start learning D3 and understand how it works, these tutorials by Scott Murray (@alignedleft) are a great place to start. From drawing basic things to binding data and working with axis and scales, you will really get D3 basics after reading this.
#2 – For example
In this article, based in a talk he gave, Mike Bostock (@mbostock) presents a selection of the favorite examples he built using D3. Examples are a really good way to understand how things work and see what different kinds of visualizations you can build using this library.
#3 – d3-legend
Are you bored of making legends for your data visualizations? d3-legend is a a reusable D3 component wrote by Susie Lu (@DataToViz) that will help you. It provides easy generation of good looking legends (using colors, sizes and symbols) for your charts.
In this article Elijah Meeks (@Elijah_Meeks) talks about how from time to time you should spend some time thinking about color using in your visualization. He provides some good and simple advice on how to start on this topic.
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