Cubism Horizon Charts in R

June 15, 2012

(This article was first published on Timely Portfolio, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Like many, I have been in awe of the d3.js and cubism.js visualization packages created by Mike Bostock.

Mike Bostock @ Square talks about Time Series Visualization from Librato on Vimeo.

The charts are beautiful and extraordinarily functional, so I thought it would be fun to at least replicate the horizon chart (unfortunately without the helpful overlays and real-time updating).  I was so happy with the result that I thought I would wrap it up in a function as a gift to my loyal readers.

From TimelyPortfolio

And here in the mirrored form.

From TimelyPortfolio

R code from GIST:

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