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5 ways to make better bar charts with Matplotlib

Improving your plots with extra information and styling.

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In this article, we will look at bar charts. A bar chart is used to compare discrete categories. Here are some examples:

  • Looking at the annual sales for a company, we could create a bar chart of the total sales for each month of the year.
  • In a traffic survey, we might note…




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Martin McBride

Martin McBride

Software developer. Java, Python, C++ etc. I write for and maintain the generativepy library.

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