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Diving Into Data Visualization

In this article, we're going to look at some of the top data visualization articles on DZone, explore data visualization elsewhere on the web, and look at some data visualization publications.

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Welcome back to our monthly big data deep dive series! It's been a while. Last time, we looked at data science from a big data angle. This time, we're going to look at something that's integral to pretty much anyone handling big data: data visualization. Without the skills and tools to visualize your data, you won't be able to analyze or draw meaningful insights from it. In this article, we're going to look at some of the top data visualization articles on DZone, explore data visualization elsewhere on the web, and look at some data visualization publications.

Visualizing Data Visualization

Check out some of the top data visualization articles on DZone to understand what data visualization is, learn how to do data visualization with Apache Zeppelin, and learn the differences between data visualization and data analytics. These articles are best read in order, so let's start with #1!

  1. A Quick Overview of Data Visualization by Saanvi Sharma. Data visualization is playing an increasingly important role in big data and advanced analytics projects. This article scratches the surface of what it's all about.
  2. The Art of Data Visualization by Kameerath Kareem. Now that you understand what data visualization is at the core, read this article to garner an appreciation of it. 
  3. So, You Want to Become a Data Visualization Expert? by Shelby Blitz. Well, do you? Follow these strategies to quickly become a data visualization guru.
  4. Data Visualization Using Apache Zeppelin by Kunal Nagar. It's time to test your skills in the real world. Learn how to use Zeppelin to analyze your data, gain insight, and improve and enhance your business decisions.
  5. Buyers Beware: Data Visualization Is Not Data Analytics by Aya Ephrati. Of course, visualization alone is not enough. Pretty charts and graphs are great, but they must be analyzed accurately for good results.

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Data Visualization Delights

Let's journey outside of DZone and check out some recent news, conferences, and more that should be of interest to data visualization newbies and experts alike.

Dive Even Deeper Into Data Visualization

DZone has Guides and Refcardz on pretty much every tech-related topic, but if you're specifically interested in data visualization, these will appeal the most to you.

  1. The DZone Guide to Big Data: Data Science and Advanced Analytics. Explore the critical capabilities in next-generation self-service data preparation tools and dive deep into applications and languages affiliated with big data.
  2. R Essentials: The Language for Data Manipulation and Statistical Analysis. In this Refcard, learn about R, a highly extensible, open-source programming language used mainly for statistical analysis and graphics.

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