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#GOT Animating the Shifting of Affiliations

April 22, 2019
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My first steps using the gganimate package using Game of Thrones data!

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When charts are integrated in the web page

April 7, 2019
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I saw a chart yesterday, a chart without frame, without title or captions just a very hidden chart at bottom of the web page. It will be a nice time to get the most interesting visual features of it.

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Using tooltips in unexpected ways

February 3, 2019
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Highcharts tooltips are one of most underated features. In the tooltips you can easily render html, that means we can put images, tables even charts. So the possibilities are almost limitless.

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Giving a Thematic Touch to your Interactive Chart

March 2, 2017
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Giving a Thematic Touch to your Interactive Chart

Preliminars Usually (mainly at work) I made a chart and when I present it nobody cares about the style, if the chart comes from an excel spreadsheet, paint or intercative chart, or colors, labels, font, or things I like to care. That’s sad f...

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My KISS Attempt to rstatsgoes10k Contest

January 6, 2017
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My KISS Attempt to rstatsgoes10k Contest

Last year eoda.de launched a contest to predict when the R packages will be 10k. So this is a really good opportunity to use (finally) the forecastHybrid package developed by Peter Ellis and David Shaub. This will be a really KISS-naive-sim...

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Thematic Interactive Map

January 4, 2017
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Thematic Interactive Map

Last week all the rstatsosphere see the beautiful Timo Grossenbacher work. The last month, yep, the past year I’ve working on create maps easily with highcharter. When I saw this chart I took as challege to replicate this nice map in using...

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interactive and styled middle earth map

December 14, 2016
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interactive and styled middle earth map

This is pure nerdism. There is a project to create a shapfile from a fictional world, the Middle Earth. The data is in this https://github.com/jvangeld/ME-GIS repository. The author of the r-chart.com web site made a ggplot version of this map ...

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Replicating NYT Weather App

December 1, 2016
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Replicating NYT Weather App

So much time since my last post so I want to post something, no matter what it is, but I hope this will be somehow helpfull In this post I will show some new features for the next version of highcharter package. The main feature added is hc_ad...

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Case Study: Animation and Others Vizs

June 22, 2016
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Case Study: Animation and Others Vizs

This post will be about if we can show some data in other ways to try to tell more clearly the Oh! Foo! is this rly happening? story. Time time ago an gif appears showing the change of the global temperatures over time. Well, some sites like http://gizmodo.com/ made a reference to this animation as one-of-the-most-convincing-climate-change-visualization. Mmmm… ok! A kind of click bait IMHO...

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Adding motion to choropleths

April 11, 2016
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Adding motion to choropleths

Time ago @hrbrmstr show how to replicate a visualization made by New York Times with R. The @nytgraphics folks are spiffy.so is #rstats https://t.co/zc1gIx6cyE https://t.co/XAmVPDLfC7 #tigrisviridisggplot pic.twitter.com/9ZK6wvYDnh— boB Rudis (@hrbrmstr) March 25, 2016 The result we hope is like this: I really like small multiples and this is a good example of usage. However if the multiples means a lot mini plots...

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