Combining small multiples with the grid layout can make for an intuitive geographic reference. Read More
For when you want to show or compare several distributions but don't have a lot of space. Read More
Also known as a polar plot, it is usually not the better option over a standard line chart, but in select cases the method can be useful to show cyclical patterns. Read More
It's the half cousin of the bubble plot with less overlap and more straight edges. Read More
Something of a cross between a reference table and a map, the state grid provides equal space to each state and a semblance of the country to quickly pick out individual states. Read More
Sometimes it's useful to animate the multiple lines instead of showing them all at once. Read More
Mapping geographic data in R can be tricky, because there are so many ways to complete separate tasks. It’s a jumble of options and you have to figure out how to put the pieces together. This course walks you through the steps so that the process isn’t so jumbley. FlowingData members can access the course right now. Learn how to load geographic data, draw boundaries, map locations, and make data-driven...