The User Guide explains key concepts in detail.
New users may prefer to start with the introduction in our Getting Started guide.
To see examples of what can be done with Datashader, see Topics.
1. Plotting Pitfalls
Explains how Datashader avoids pitfalls encountered when plotting big datasets using techniques designed for small ones.
Plotting timeseries and other curves.
Plotting trajectories (e.g. connected GPS points) in a plane.
Plotting gridded (raster) data, from regularly sampled 2D points in a plane.
6. Trimesh Plotting large irregular triangular grids (meshes).
Plotting large network graphs.
Using Datashader for geographic applications
Extending datashader with new components and functionality.
Hints for getting good performance out of Datashader in your applications.