Great websites for inspirations in data visualization

This is the list of great websites to find inspirations and learn about data visualization. It will be useful for someone who would like to get new ideas or would like to start in data visualization.

This list will be updated as I found new, interesting sites to add 🙂

Updated on: 21/6/2018

Data Visualization Galleries:

  1. https://informationisbeautiful.net/
  2. https://flowingdata.com/
  3. http://www.johngrimwade.com/blog/
  4. https://trends.google.com/trends/story/US_cu_6fXtAFIBAABWdM_en
  5. http://junkcharts.typepad.com/
  6. Focused on Shiny (R): https://www.showmeshiny.com/
  7. Visualizations you should not do: http://viz.wtf/

Blogs:

  1. http://www.thefunctionalart.com/
  2. https://blog.datawrapper.de/category/thoughts-how-to-s/

Learn about different data visualization charts:

  1. http://visualizationuniverse.com/charts/?sortBy=volume&sortDir=desc
  2. https://datavizcatalogue.com/index.html

Online courses:

  1. How to build dashboard in Shiny (R) – https://www.datacamp.com/courses/building-dashboards-with-shinydashboard

Other useful resources

  1. Available HTML widgets in R – http://www.htmlwidgets.org/index.html
  2. Free D3.js courses – https://scrimba.com/g/gd3js
  3. Why should the choropleth be normalized? – https://www.directionsmag.com/article/3363
  4. Fixing the choropleth problem with tile maps – http://blog.apps.npr.org/2015/05/11/hex-tile-maps.html
  5. How to mislead people with data graphics – http://www.relativelyinteresting.com/how-to-mislead-people-with-graphics-that-lie/
  6. Discussion on why interactive visualization may be dead / not dead – https://medium.com/@dominikus/the-end-of-interactive-visualizations-52c585dcafcb (This one has great interactive examples), https://www.vis4.net/blog/2017/03/in-defense-of-interactive-graphics/

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