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Learning Python Data Visualization by Chad Adams

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Chapter 7. Putting It All Together

Together we have been through a long process of learning Python data visualization development, handling data, and creating charts using the pygal library. Now it's time to put these skills to work. Our goal for this chapter is to use our knowledge to create a chart with dynamic data from the Web. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Import 2 months of RSS blog posts from the Web
  • Format our RSS data for a new bar chart's dataset
  • Build a simple bar chart to display blog posts for the past two months, passing in the number of posts
  • Create a main application script to handle the execution and separate our code into modules, which we will import into our main script

Chart usage for a blog

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