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Kibana Essentials by Yuvraj Gupta

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An explanation of visualization types

Now, after understanding the aggregations and the various steps of designing a visualization, let's explore each visualization type in detail, with working examples to make things easier to understand. In the following explanation, only step 3 would be used as defined previously, namely visualization canvas.

Area Chart

This is used to display areas below the lines and is similar to Line Charts. It is also used to display data over a period of time.

The chart that we would like to create would show a comparison of top languages in which users tweeted, along with the retweet count for those languages over a period of time. In this we will split the chart on the basis of top languages, split the area on the basis ...

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