Stator Tutorials

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There's no doubting, Stator is powerful software with many features and to help with the learning curve, we've put together some tutorials for you to review. Be sure to keep visiting this page for new tutorials as we post them onto the site.

You can browse by topic on the left or view the most recent tutorials listed below. To view each tutorial please click on the tutorial link which will open the tutorial as an individual page.

A total of 25 tutorials have been published

Recent Tutorials

Plotting Stock Correlations in Stator and D3.js

Last Updated June 27th, 2014

In this tutorial I’ll create a visualisation of stock price correlations in Stator using the D3.js visualisation library. This visual study will be highly interactive allowing the user to see correlations at any point in time along with the ability to view the entire correlation path from the start to the end of the time period analysed. Continue reading

D3.js Mouse Events

Last Updated June 20th, 2014

D3.js is fast becoming the default standard in data visualisation libraries. In this short tutorial I’ll discuss mouse events and how you subscribe and use these events in D3. This is not a complicated tutorial so review the text and use the code provided to expand your own D3.js visualisations. Continue reading

The Hierarchy Layouts of the D3.js Visualisation Library

Last Updated June 19th, 2014

In this article I’ll introduce you to the various hierarchy layouts available in the D3.js visualisation library. I am making the assumption that you (the reader) are aware of the D3.js visualisation library and how it integrates with Stator Visual Studies functionality. Continue reading

Creating an Estate Asset Treemap Using Stator and D3.js

Last Updated June 19th, 2014

In this article I will create an Estate summary treemap visualisation using Stator and the D3 JavaScript library. It’s an easy visualisation which provides an ideal overview of assets held in an Estate. A treemap is a visualisation that recursively subdivides area into rectangles of proportionate size. Originally developed in the early 1990’s by Ben Shneiderman to visualise the contents of hard drive directories (~80MB HD) it is widely used today for its ability to represent proportionality in a finite space. Continue reading

Colouring Circles by Legend, a D3.js Reusable Approach

Last Updated June 11th, 2014

In this article I’ll explain how to write reusable D3.js code to colour circles according to a colour legend. Continue reading