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Petal Charts in Tableau

I struggled to find the appropriate name for this chart type and it bugged me quite a bit. On one hand, should this be called a petal chart or...

Video: Tableau with Music / Single Level Dendrogram

Using a few neat tricks and some Table Calculations, we have created this awesome chart in Tableau. Enjoy.https://youtu.be/AYeb8rb_FZA Song: Love of All by Twin...

Shaped Bar Charts (3D) in Tableau

We previously had an article about creating Shaped Bar Charts in Tableau; in that previous tutorial, we used data densification to create a different look and feel for our...

Creating Gradient Radial Bar Charts in Tableau

This is an update to one of my original Tableau Tutorials, here is a tutorial for creating Gradient Radial Bar Charts in Tableau; I hope you enjoy this and...

Drawing a Circle Dot Chart

I saw the following while looking for inspiration and thought that this would be fun to build, to build this visualisation as well as to include some neat variations....

Rounded Progress Bar Tutorial

In my free time I try to build a few web applications, this is an essential part of my personal learning and attempt to keep relevant. Having an application that delivers great functionality...

Arrow Doughnut Chart

I saw the following data visualisation and thought that I had to create it, but once I created this I had no idea what I would call it. Baseball...

Data Densification for Tableau Drawing

If you have looked at the various tutorials on drawing in Tableau, you would have noticed a commonly used technique called Data Densification. While I used this topic, the...

Creating Gauges in Tableau

Another Tableau Tutorial request. Here is a tutorial on creating Gauges in Tableau. In this tutorial, we are going to show the colour-coded percentage out of 100.

Creating Gradient Backgrounds in Tableau

When I created my Cryptocurrency Dashboard, I decided to have some fun with gradient backgrounds. When combined with animations, this creates a very cool effect, so here you go,...


Tableau and Python / An Introduction

Today, Python is one of the most sought after skills in the world of Data Science, and as such, we can leverage...

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B12. Shaped Bar Charts

In this lecture, we are going to build our first, albeit simple, bespoke data visualisation to get a better understanding of Data Densification and Table Calculations. We will be building a Shaped Bar Chart which is a nice alternative to your standard Bar Chart.

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