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Visualizations: Comparing Tableau, SPSS, R, Excel, Matlab, JS, Python, SAS

Here we ask you to identify which tool was used to produce the following 18 charts: 4 were done with R, 3 with SPSS, 5 with Excel, 2 with Tableau, 1 with Matlab, 1 with Python, 1 with SAS, and 1 with JavaScript. The solution, including for each chart a link to the webpage where it is explained in detail (many times with source code included) can be found here. You need to be a DSC member to access the page with the solution: you can sign-up here.

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Comment by Michelle Homes on December 20, 2016 at 11:43am

And the very talented Robert Allison has reproduced all 18 graphs in SAS. Check them out and the associated code in his blog post http://blogs.sas.com/content/sastraining/2016/12/20/graphs-comparin...

Comment by Jarrell Dunson on December 16, 2016 at 3:52am

According to the 2016 Gartner BI report, Qlik and Microsoft BI are two of the top three visualization tools(the third is Tableau)...in your next report, can you consider included these also?..  I use Qlik ...and it has a lot of capability...

Comment by Max Galka on February 6, 2016 at 12:35pm

Great post. Most surprising, and in my opinion most valuable to know, is #12,

Comment by Muhammad Javed on August 18, 2015 at 4:47am

awsome visualization,  I found www.chartexpo.com as promising javascript chart library. You can take look

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