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Interactive Data Visualization with Bokeh

Learn how to create interactive data visualizations, including building and connecting widgets using Bokeh!

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Course Description

Bokeh is a powerful Python package for interactive data visualization, enabling you to go beyond static plots and allow stakeholders to modify your visualizations! In this interactive data visualization with Bokeh course, you'll work with a range of datasets, including stock prices, basketball player statistics, and Australian real-estate sales data. Through hands-on exercises, you’ll build and customize a range of plots, including scatter, bar, line, and grouped bar plots. You'll also get to grips with configuration tools to change how viewers interact with your plot, discover Bokeh's custom themes, learn how to generate subplots, and even how to add widgets to your plots!

  1. 1

    Introduction to Bokeh


    Learn about the fundamentals of the Bokeh library in this course, which will enable you to level up your Python data visualization skills by building interactive plots. You’ll see how to set up configuration tools, including the HoverTool, providing various opportunities for stakeholders to interact with your plots!

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    Introduction to Bokeh
    50 xp
    When to use a scatter plot
    50 xp
    Blocks vs. rebounds
    100 xp
    Kevin Durant's performance across seasons
    100 xp
    Shooting ability by position
    100 xp
    Configuration tools
    50 xp
    The best tools for the job
    100 xp
    Setting tools
    100 xp
    Adding LassoSelectTool
    100 xp
    The HoverTool
    50 xp
    Adding a HoverTool
    100 xp
    Formatting the HoverTool
    100 xp
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    Introduction to Widgets

    Discover Bokeh's widgets and how they enable users to modify Python visualizations! You’ll learn about Spinners, which allow viewers to change the size of glyphs. We’ll discuss Sliders, which can be used to change axis ranges. Lastly, we’ll introduce the Select widget, which will enable plot updates based on dropdown options.

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