TCoffeeAndCode: Data Visualization – Components, Libraries, Tools and Services


This blog post contains information, tools and links that I will discuss and demo during today’s TCoffeeAndCode webinar on Data Visualization.


What Inspired My Data Vizualization Journey – The Joy of Stats / GapMinder

“Our mission is to fight devastating ignorance with a fact-based worldview everyone can understand.”

Founded in Stockholm on 25 February 2005 by Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, and Hans Rosling.

Hans gave his first TED talk, called, “The best statistics you’ve ever seen” in 2006.





Components and Libraries


Draw2d 3d

TeeChart – VCL and FMX

GigaSoft Pro Essentials – VCL –

FastReports FastCube

Python4Delphi (and C++Builder) – via visualization packages

Ray Konopka white paper and webinar replay

Seeing-is-Believing-Data-Visualization-in-Multi-Device-Apps Ray Konopka

White paper download and on-demand webinar replay

Python Visualization Libraries

Data visualization blogs to follow

Interactive Things

Other Tools and Services

GapMinder – and Gapminder Desktop

Google Public Data Explorer –

Tableau –

Datawrapper –

MicroStrategy Analytics –

Qlik Sense –

Oracle Analytics Cloud –

Microsoft Resilience –

Sisense –

Grow –

Conversionomics –

Qrvey –

Zoho Analytics –

Domo –

Sources of Data

The World Bank

World Bank Open Data –

World Bank Data Catalog – – data sets for data scientists

US Census

Data Gems – highlighted examples of census data

Jackson County, Oregon Profile

Ashland City, Oregon Profile

DATA GEMS: How to Use the COVID-19 Data Hub

DATA GEMS: How to Visualize your Data Using Thematic Maps on

DATA GEMS: How to Visualize Data for Your Area on

More Inspirations

Information is Beautiful

Why is Data Visualization Important? What is Important in Data Visualization?

See The 25 Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2013

Beautiful Visualizations

Learn how to create beautiful and insightful charts with Python — the Quick, the Pretty, and the Awesome

Tableau Public Gallery

Build your own Animated Data Visualization in Tableau in Just 5 Minutes

Additional Resources

Magnificent print visualizations

Web App Masters: Steps to Beautiful Visualizations

Create High-Impact Data Visualizations: Nine Effective Strategies

Data Visualization Aurora.txt – A Bit of History The…

Marvelous Maps


Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data through the Eyes of Experts (Theory in Practice) Paperback – July 13, 2010

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information 2nd Edition