Examples of what can be done with Datashader.

To learn how to use Datashader, see the Getting Started Guide.

Detailed documentation is contained in the User Guide.

NOTE: This is a list of links to examples on external sites. Most examples are on

  • Population and racial data from the 2010 US Census visualized as scatter points.
  • US Congressional boundaries overlaid on 2010 US Census data.
  • Hyperspectral satellite imaging data from Landsat8 visualized as rasters.
  • PCAP network traffic data visualized as network graphs.
  • NYC Taxi data visualized as points, curves, and bars. Uses trip data originally from the NYC Taxi dataset but preprocessed using for convenience.
  • OpenSky airplane trajectories visualized as points.
  • 1-billion-point OpenStreetMap dataset visualized as points on a laptop, in memory.
  • 2.7-billion-point OpenStreetMap dataset visualized as points on a laptop, out of core.
  • 30-line dashboard for datashader plots based on the Panel library.
  • Visualizing attractor trajectories for various iterative equations.
  • Rendering a triangular mesh of water depths in the Chesapeake and Delaware bay areas.
  • Cities in the USA colored by their distance to the nearest distribution center.
  • Network graph of collaborations between UK researchers.