20 Ideas for Better Charts

Applications we design are becoming increasingly data-driven. The need for quality data visualization is high as ever. Confusing and misleading graphics are all around us, but we can change this by following these simple rules.

I found these tips very snackable and on-point. Don’t entirely agree with “4. Use adaptive y-axis scale for line charts”, but perhaps I should use a bar chart in that case as “3. Always start a bar chart at 0 baseline”.

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As for a charting library, I nowadays go for HighCharts. Crazy how many features it has.

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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