Calendar Map As A Richer Alternative to Line Plot
Ever seen one of those calendar heat maps? Here's how you can create one in two lines of Python code.
A calendar map offers an elegant way to visualize daily data. At times, they are better at depicting weekly/monthly seasonality in data instead of line plots. For instance, imagine creating a line plot for “Work Group Messages” above.
To create one, you can use "plotly_calplot". Its input should be a DataFrame. A row represents the value corresponding to a date.
Read more: Plotly Calplot.
Share this post on LinkedIn: Post Link.
Thanks for reading Daily Dose of Data Science! Subscribe for free to receive new posts and support my work.
Find the code for my tips here: GitHub.
I like to explore, experiment and write about data science concepts and tools. You can read my articles on Medium. Also, you can connect with me on LinkedIn.