Getting Started

This ‘Getting Started’ guide aims to get you using Datashader productively as quickly as possible.

Detailed documentation is contained in the User Guide ; we link to the user guide from the appropriate sections of this guide.

To see examples of what can be done with Datashader, see Topics .

We recommend you proceed through the following in order; it should take around 1 hour in total.

  • 1. Introduction
    Simple self-contained example to show how Datashader works.
  • 2. Pipeline
    Detailed step-by-step explanation how Datashader turns your data into an image.
  • 3. Interactivity
    Embedding images into rich, interactive plots in a web browser.