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.
- 2. Points
Plotting x,y locations and scatterplots.
- 3. Timeseries
Plotting timeseries and other curves.
- 4. Trajectories
Plotting trajectories (e.g. connected GPS points) in a plane.
- 5. Grids
Plotting 2D-gridded data (rasters and quadmeshes).
- 6. Trimesh
Plotting irregular triangular grids (trimeshes).
- 7. Networks
Plotting network graphs
- 8. Polygons
Using Datashader for geographic and other spatial applications.
- 9. Extending
Extending datashader with new components and functionality.
- 10. Performance
Hints for getting good performance out of Datashader in your applications.
- 11. Geography
Pointers to using Datashader for geographic and other spatial applications.
- 12. Inspection Reductions
Using reduction to inspect rather than aggregate data.