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Beginning Python Visualization by Shai Vaingast

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CHAPTER 6

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Graphs and Plots

Visualizing Data

Graphs and plots are efficient methods to present data. Done properly, a graph can convey an idea better than an entire article.

What a graph should portray is a function of your target audience. So when you plot a graph, bear that in mind. If your target audience is technical people, they might require additional technical information. If your target audience is investors, another approach is required. In this chapter, I won’t be discussing what to present and what not; instead, I’ll show you how to present. Examples include how to plot bar charts and pie charts, how to add markers and control line ...

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