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iWantHue Reviews

Colors for data scientists. Generate and refine palettes of optimally distinct colors.

Social recommendations and mentions

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  • Extreme Daylight Saving: What would it look like if sunrise was always kept between 6 and 7 AM? [OC]
    I used a dizzying array of tools to pull this off. Labor-sheds for Regional Analysis by Chris Fowler, Penn State Univ., was the source of the city-regions map data and central cities used for calculation. JPL Horizons provided the sunrise data. QGIS did most of the heavy lifting, with assists by LibreOffice Calc, Notepad++, and Mapshaper. Iwanthue gave me the color scheme. The compositing was done in Inkscape, and... - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Simplest way to call this js library from my R scripts?
    I quite like the color palettes generated by I want hue. I'd like to write an R wrapper around the js library for this tool. - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • AMA with Topi Tjukanov mapbox Senior Map Designer and Organiser of #30DayMapChallenge Ask Me Anything
    I also often use some colour palette tools, like iWantHue. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Show HN: – open-source toolbox for colors
    Looks really good. I would love to be able to generate HCL palettes like - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Creating a tool to pick a random, unused color?
    I'd suggest to create a color palette at - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • [OC] FC Bayern München Bundesliga Scores Season 2020-2021
    Please choose colors which are optimized for differentiation. Websites like I want hue or color brewer can help you pick them, and can optimize for color blindness, which impacts about 5% of people. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Titanic survival by gender and class. Learning R for the first time and the power of ggPlot
    Another good site is it can build lists of colourblind friendly combinations and give you the hex code. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • [OC] Most Popular Pizza Brand by State. Courtesy of SafeGraph.
    I highly recommend using more distinct colors for categorical data like this. My go-to for color selection is ColorBrewer. Sometimes I'll play around with I want hue, especially if I want distinct colors within particular luminance bounds. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • An apple a day, might keep the doctor away, but it definitely doesn’t contain the most vitamins and minerals in comparison to other fruits! [OC]
    OP clearly needs to know about and - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Creating a list of unique colors to iterate through for a scatter plot
    I use iWantHue which generates optimally distinct colors for data scientists. I've used this to generate 40+ unique colours that contrast well with each other . You can copy the JSON hex list and change the square brackets to () and store in an R variable. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

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