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What's your favorite chart framework/library and why? Do you use more than one?

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Walker Harrison

in R, you're fooling yourself if you're not using ggplot -- all hail Hadley Wickham, our benevolent overlord! In Python, I haven't yet settled on a favorite tool. Recently I used matplotlib but it's a little clunky/verbose, so happy to hear others' recommendations.

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Daniel Author

Python: I used to work with matplotlib for academics, i.e., nothing fancy. Now I prefer Plotly.

JavaScript: Using more ChartJS than D3 right now.

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For anything Java, Spock for tests and GPars for concurrency. Both originate from the Groovy ecosystem, are super-easy to use and fit projects of any size. Must-haves in any Java-Toolbelt.

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Ben Halpern