Day 59 of 180 Days of Data Viz Learning #jfdi

I’m doing some form of data visualization learning for 180 days because I need to #JFDI.  See post explaining how and why I’m doing this.

Data Viz Created:

Time Series Water Leaks in LA YOY with Lines by Month

-Not great or good by any means, but learning how to use time series functions

Code Learning:

Finished the Knight Journalism Course for the Americas:  Data Visualization and Infographics with D3! 

Watched Week 6 Modules on Time Series and Conditional Formatting 

Three Takeaways:

  • You can convert strings into date objects using formatFunction.parse(string)
  • You can convert a date object into a string using formatFunction(date)
  • Use x, y0, and y1 coordinates, path element, and array of values to make area graph with time series
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