Welcome to the 27th issue of the Viz of the Week newsletter, where I'll be featuring a new visual each week and sharing the code behind it.
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For this week, I wanted to recreate a very creative idea implemented by Sezer Unar, through which he visualizes a passing network in the shape of the solar system.
Excellent idea, right?
Here's the original tweet, which I think has code on how he did it in R.
I loved the idea and final output of the plot, so I decided to give it a go with Python and some FA cup data.
Here's the result.
Although I liked the final output, I'm still dubious of its usefulness from an analytics perspective. Plus, the code was an absolute pain...(it was my first time doing a polar visual).
From Around the Grounds
Where are EPL teams winning the ball back by @_JKDS_
Heat maps using Alteryx by CJ Mayes
I hope you enjoyed today's post. As always, you're welcome to look at my code and reproduce the visual – although, please beware that it might be a bit nasty :/
All you need to do is check out my GitHub to get access to the notebook and the data behind it.