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Pie Charts in Modern Data Visualizations

Much has been written dismissing the humble pie chart. Data visualization pioneers and authors such as Edward Tufte have advocated that pie charts be relegated to the history books. However, as the examples below will illustrate, there are still some cases pie charts...
Essential Guide to Gantt Charts

Essential Guide to Gantt Charts

What is a Gantt chart? The Gantt chart is one of the most important project management tools available these days. A Gantt chart is a popular and very useful way of showing activities, tasks or events of a certain project displayed against time. On the vertical axis...
Understanding Trading Charts

Understanding Trading Charts

Understanding the world of trading can sometimes be a very difficult task, especially for beginners. When you step inside to explore this topic, there is a great chance that you are going to be overwhelmed by the amount of data present on different forums and...
JavaScript Dashboards, Gauges, and Sparklines Demystified

JavaScript Dashboards, Gauges, and Sparklines Demystified

What is a dashboard? The first thing that may come to your mind will be what you usually see in your vehicle just above the steering. However, that isn’t the type of dashboard being referred to here. We are referring to dashboards used by different kinds of...
Understanding Bar Charts and Column Charts

Understanding Bar Charts and Column Charts

Having quick access to information is something that has become a part of our daily lives, so being able to represent data in the real world in a way that is easy to understand is increasingly important. This is why there is a growing need to understand charts and how...