Learning Python Data Visualization

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  • Build different types of Python charts and graphs
  • Master how to build Python graphics libraries
  • Test and validate your data sources
  • Explore common Python libraries for charts and graphics
  • Build charts using dynamic data from offline and online sources
  • Use CSS to modify embedded SVG images in HTML pages
  • Install and write Python code on Windows, Mac, or Linux
  • Discover how to install and reference libraries in Visual Studio or Eclipse

The best applications use data and present it in a meaningful, easy-to-understand way. Packed with sample code and tutorials, this book will walk you through installing common charts, graphics, and utility libraries for the Python programming language.

Firstly you will discover how to install and reference libraries in Visual Studio or Eclipse. We will then go on to build simple graphics and charts that allow you to generate HTML5-ready SVG charts and graphs, along with testing and validating your data sources. We will also cover parsing data from the Web and offline sources, and building a Python charting application using dynamic data. Lastly, we will review other popular tools and frameworks used to create charts and import/export chart data. By the end of this book, you will be able to represent complex sets of data using Python.

  • A practical guide that helps you break into the world of data visualization with Python
  • Understand the fundamentals of building charts in Python
  • Packed with easy-to-understand tutorials for developers who are new to Python or charting in Python
Page Count 212
Course Length 6 hours 21 minutes
ISBN 9781783553334
Date Of Publication 24 Aug 2014


Chad R. Adams

Chad R. Adams is a mobile frontend architect, currently working at Intouch Solutions, where he looks at creative ways of building HTML5-driven content and native iOS, Android / Windows Runtime applications. He lives in Raymore, Missouri, with his wife, Heather, and son, Leo.

In the past, Chad worked as a web developer for large websites, such as MSN.com, Ford.ca, Xbox.com, WindowsPhone.com, and Copia.com. He also speaks at developer conferences and groups in the Kansas City area on HTML5 and mobile development and is the author of Learning Python Data Visualization as well as

You can contact Chad on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chadradams/) or on Twitter at @chadradams.

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