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Data Visualization with D3 4.x Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Nick Zhu
Book Image

Data Visualization with D3 4.x Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Nick Zhu

Overview of this book

Master D3.js and create amazing visualizations with the Data Visualization with D3 4.x Cookbook. Written by professional data engineer Nick Zhu, this D3.js cookbook features over 65 recipes. ? Solve real-world visualization problems using D3.js practical recipes ? Understand D3 fundamentals ? Includes illustrations, ready-to-go code samples and pre-built chart recipes
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Data Visualization with D3 4.x Cookbook - Second Edition
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One of the most fundamental tasks that you will need to perform with any data visualization project using D3 is selection. Selection helps you target certain visual elements on the page. If you are already familiar with the W3C-standardized CSS selector or other similar selector APIs provided by popular JavaScript libraries, such as jQuery and Zepto.js, then you will find yourself right at home with D3's selection API. Don't worry if you haven't used the selector API before; this chapter is designed to cover this topic in steps with the help of some very visual recipes. It will cover pretty much all common use cases for your data visualization needs.

Introducing selection

Selector support is standardized by W3C, so all modern web browsers have built-in support for the selector API. However, the basic W3C selector API has limitations when it comes to Web development, especially in the data visualization realm. The standard W3C selector API provides only the selector, but not the...