If you are new to the Simple Chart series and would like to get some clarity on what this is about please go check out the intro. Otherwise, move right along to this simple bar chart walkthrough. This is what your bar chart should look like when you are done. One of the old faithful chart types. Bar charts do a great job comparing different categories to one another along a shared axis.
This project was inspired by Andy Kirk’s Chart Maker Directory. Each post in this series will cover the basics of building chart a from Andy’s list with D3. What better way to learn than by building a chart or… 49. We will start with the most widely used chart types and slowly explore the more esoteric. This way you’re sure to get more utility out of these tutorials as well.