Altair Banner When trying to explain Altair to colleagues I find it’s easier to show than tell. I have grabbed a few highlights from the example gallery as a quick reference.

Note: All examples link to the source code.

Basic Charts

Simple Scatter Plot:

Multi Series Line Chart:



Multifeature Scatter Plot:

Trellis Stacked Bar Chart

Table Bubble Plot:


Choropleth Map:

London Tube Lines:

One Dot Per Zipcode:


Dot Dash Plot: Click and drag on the scatter plot to highlight a region. The selection can be dragged as well.

US Population Over Time: Sliders allow for selections to be varied

Seattle Weather Interactive: Click and drag on the scatter plot for a filtered histogram. Click on the histogram bars for a filtered scatter plot. Shift-Click for mulitple bars.