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How to make a bar chart race with Python

Updated: Aug 29

One of the most frequent questions I get is: How do you make your animated data visualizations? In the video below you will learn the technique I use to make my animated bar charts.

The tutorial is divided into the following sections:

0:00 Introduction

0:07 Prerequisites

1:31 Downloading the dataset

1:49 Basic animated bar race

6:01 How to add a title

6:38 How to add the time indication

6:58 How to add a logo

7:23 Setting the colors for each of the data categories

8:34 How to add the icons for each of the data categories

09:10 Intermezzo

09:24 How to add additional images

11:15 Resizing the visualization

12:01 Using TkInter to add more visual elements to the visualization

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Example color json file:

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