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  • [OC] “Against" or "Abstain" Votes for the Presidents of the People's Republic of China
    Built this using and PowerPoint. Data from Chinese government website: - Source: Reddit / 17 days ago
  • [OC] The most discussed players and teams on r/NBA this season
    Used the Reddit API with Python and SQL to collect and query the data. Used to create the bar chart race. - Source: Reddit / 23 days ago
  • I'm Steve Bernard, Senior Visual Journalist at the Financial Times. AMA on how we mapped the war in Ukraine
    The areas come the amazingInstitute for the Study of War, they provide us with daily updates in shapefile format. The daily updated mapwe produce is created using a custom template in Flourish. We have a handful of people on our team that are available to update it each day, it only takes one person around 10-15 minutes to update. Longer if we need to source locations for explosions or missile strikes. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • 100 Warm Tunas - Prediction Analysis 2022
    Thanks for the comment, glad you enjoyed the write up and graphs! Those are from Flourish (A subsidiary of my current employer, the charts are excellent for providing interactive visualisations and better than anything I had used previously). - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • [OC] I've been counting my sneezes for 10 years
    This set of graphs along with many other deep dives into my decade of data was made with Flourish. There's also a graph made with Venngage and a graph made from Microsoft tools on my blog (the first link). - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • the Composition of the Imperial Diet Throughout the 22nd Century(Adaeos Universe) its easy to use and free. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Visualization Tool for Discrete Graphs
    In my metrics and data vis class, we're experimenting with Tableau - it's not free, but there is a free trial! Students can get a free license, and there's also an online public forum. I've also used Flourish for a few class assignments. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Divided We... Stand? The Americas, 2064. (Lore in Comments)
    I can recommend! You can make those diagrams there with a free account, as well as all sorts of other data visualizations. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Interactive Visualizations - How?
    I don’t know what they use but the bbc often uses - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • How best to visualize this data?
    If the amount of data is manageable on a laptop you can try to use rawgraph or flourish. Both are easy to use, designed for the web, and above all, free. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Software advice needed
    For 2D charts, there are many free options like rawgraphsand flourish. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • What software do journalists use to make graphics?
    Flourish Brilliant for quick, nicely formatted charts. Lots of customisation options and you can apply for a 'newsroom' account to unlock features for free. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Distribution of flairs at time of posting, a bar chart race
    As usual, this studies were done with data gathered by u/flairchange_bot and the pushshift API; the visualizations whrere created using - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Flourish Data Visualization and SEO
    Hi all, just wondering what’s the SEO impact of data visualization tools like Flourish as compared to images? Do they help or hurt with ranking instead of using an image with target keywords in the alt text and caption? Thanks. Https:// - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Flair demographics of users who commented 10 or more times in the last year [more graphs in the comments]
    For some reason all of them stop working for about a month at the beginning of 2022. I tried recreating the datasets multiple times and the error keeps on happening so there might be some issues with the data I originally collected from pushshift. The data was collected by u/flairchange_bot. The visualization were created using - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • My job search as an ME, remember it doesn't hurt to negotiate a higher salary
    This graph (and many other cool ones) can be done in Flourish. There is a free and paid licence. There may be others but I use this one in my teaching. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Running Man Guests Bar Chart Race
    I wrote a program (in Java language) that reads the guests' table on Wikipedia. This program does the math to generate a CSV file with the accumulated appearances per guest and day. Then I imported this CSV file into Flourish, that can make this type of chart animations. But Flourish can't export video, so I used a program called ShareX to screen capture the chart. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Thoughts on creating a website that shows graphs - data sourced from Redshift
    Flourish might be easier and more fancy looking than ChartJS. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • [OC] Known meteorite landings 1800-2018 | Source: NASA Open Data Portal: Meteorite Landings, 861-2018 (The Meteoritical Society), visualized with Flourish | Strikes of unknown date remain static
    Visualization was generated using Flourish because it’s quick and the output is always nice: - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • [OC] TOP 10 USA Product Imports 2000 - 2020 (USD)
    This is an animated bar chart race for US total imports from 2000 until 2020. I built it through Flourish with the US dataset from The Observatory of Economic Complexity. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Annual National Park Visitation (1904 - 2021) [OC]
    Visual created using Flourish. Data is from NPS (Annual Visitation and Record Year by Park). - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Flourish

The Best Data Visualization Tools - Top 30 BI Software
Flourish offers a solid range of standard charts, with some extra animation on loading plus useful interactivity. There’s some excellent built-in color ranges, along with the option to create your own as well. Where Flourish really stands out is that it offers some charts you’re unlikely to find elsewhere that can be created so easily. The ability to sort and compare by different data points makes it a great...

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