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Google Visualization API Essentials by Traci L. Ruthkoski

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Interacting with Google Visualization Tools

The key to understanding and then navigating the Google tool options is to first understand that everything is designed with integration in mind. In fact, much of Google's environment is already integrated to some degree. In this respect, the Google environment is truly an ecosystem of tools and capabilities. Some tools are focused on users that do not want to write code to create visualizations, while other tools allow a seasoned programmer to manipulate data with the API in very creative ways. The rest of this chapter is dedicated to an overview of the tools that are most commonly used as entry points for creating Google visualizations.

Charts for Google Spreadsheets

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