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Data Science vs Data Analytics: What’s the Difference

People often ask: how data analytics and data science differ from each other? For many, it may be hard to differentiate these two disciplines. And today we’ll try shedding the light upon their principal distinctions.  To my mind, it’s not quite right to oppose these disciplines with each other. Instead, it’s more beneficial to consider […]

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What Vue is all about?

Recently we’ve talked about the top frameworks in 2019. Let’s take a closer look at Vue – one of the youngest and most progressive client-side frameworks nowadays. While React stays the most dominant of all frameworks, Vue is not far behind. Over the last years, the community and ecosystem of Vue grew at a rapid […]

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Top 7 Tools for React Development

What is React React is a front-end library created and maintained by Facebook. The central idea behind React is that everything can be built with reusable components which have own lifecycle. Among companies that choose React as a front-end technology, you can find Netflix, Dropbox, Coursera, IMDb, Khan Academy, New York Times and a lot […]

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Best 6 Charting Libraries to Build Dashboards with

Importance of analytics Employees often spend hours trying to compose meaningful reports with inconvenient tools, creating a big drain on efficiency in the team. To prevent this from happening, you can provide them with ready-to-use data dashboards equipped with interactive features and intelligible visualizations.  As a developer, you can build such a dashboard right in […]

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Moving from Excel to WebDataRocks

Microsoft Excel is spreadsheet software that has been a standard on the market of reporting tools for many years. It’s designed to assist you in summarizing and analyzing data or keeping it in tabular format. Excel is also loved for its diversity of mathematical formulas for every situation. They come in handy when you need […]

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Best Charts for Data Distribution

In the final part of the data visualization project, we’ll discuss the charts that visualize the distribution of univariate and bivariate data. Histogram A histogram is the most commonly used plot type for visualizing distribution. It shows the frequency of values in data by grouping it into equal-sized intervals or classes (so-called bins). In such […]

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Tutorial: How to create a dashboard with WebDataRocks and AnyChart

Do you think building interactive data dashboards is difficult?  We’ll prove exactly the opposite by walking you through the concept to a stunning dashboard creation with the help of WebDataRocks Pivot and AnyChart.  What is WebDataRocks Pivot Table A free JavaScript pivot table component that is compatible with all popular frameworks and server-side technologies. Being easy […]

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Top Public Dataset Sources for Data Analysis and Machine Learning

Collecting high-quality data is a fundamental prerequisite for starting any data analysis or machine learning project. However, you may notice that looking for a really thought-provoking dataset can be a burdensome process and usually entails spending a lot of time. So as to save your precious time for deriving insights from the data, WebDataRocks team […]

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📅 Summer updates: meet new features & improvements of WebDataRocks

In WebDataRocks, we care about your reporting experience and make every effort to deliver value to you on a daily basis. In the light of the new release, we are delighted to introduce to you new awesome aggregation functions and report themes enhancements. New aggregations  Starting from version 1.1.0, you can calculate the following measures […]

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Best Charts to Show Correlation

Correlation is a powerful statistical concept that refers to a linear relationship between variables. It lies in the center of regression analysis techniques.  And when it comes to visualizing relationships between variables, you cannot avoid using charts. They are a great assistance in assessing the quality of predictive regression models.  Charts that show correlation are […]

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