Tutorials & Resources

Video tutorials


These videos will show you how I designed several of the graphs and maps showcased in The Truthful Art. This is the workflow I will outline:




FIRST TUTORIAL
Visualization with INZight+Illustrator
—Videos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Download the data

SECOND TUTORIAL
Tweaking your data: Wide to long format (plus a bit about pivot tables)

—This tutorial is based on this article
Tidy data, an article by Hadley Wickham
Download the data
—Videos: 1, 2, 3, 4

THIRD TUTORIAL
Gapminder charts with iNZight
—This tutorial is based on Professor Hans Rosling's Gapminder.org
—The data can be downloaded from here
—Videos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

FOURTH TUTORIAL
Time-series charts
—Download the Spanish social security data
—Videos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

FIFTH TUTORIAL (coming soon)
Adobe Illustrator for Visualization
To get started, download and watch these old videos on Illustrator basics:
The interface
Text and layout
The pen tool
—Coming soon: Styling charts and making simple infographics


More videos coming soon!


Other resources


—Transforming Adobe Illustrator files into HTML with Ai2html (read the documentation in the official website first) Videos: 1, 2, 3

—Using Excel Pivot tables (Mac version): Six videos on YouTube and the data used
—See also this short explanation of Pivot Tables

—A great introduction to QGIS

My personal collection of R resources

Illustrator video tutorial


Data from The Truthful Art


Prologue: Miami-Dade Schools

More coming soon!

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