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Learning Python Data Visualization by Chad Adams

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Plotly

Plotly (https://plot.ly/) is a new charting library in the Python data visualization space. What separates Plotly from other charting Python libraries is that it is very business- and organization-oriented. Plotly is a company, unlike some other libraries on the Web. Python developers need to sign up on the website for a developer account to receive an API key to use in code, as shown in the following screenshot:

Plotly

The concept of Plotly is simple. Charts are created in either an online tool hosted on Plotly's website, or by code; in our case, a Python library that integrates with Plotly's services, since Plotly hosts each saved chart, and it ...

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