Andrew graduated from the University of Sydney with a double degree in Commerce and Science. His love of data drew him to The Data School where he can apply his diverse skillset to make business decisions which are driven by data. Joining DSAU2 seemed like the logical step for Andrew. While he isn’t developing attractive Tableau viz’s, he juggles bouldering, cooking and taking weekend trips down to Perisher when it gets colder.
The term web scraping may not sound attractive, but last week we got the opportunity to really delve in to it, using a Zomato API to download data off their website. Their API allows you to access detailed information on each of the restaurants which you can massage and, if you’re a foodie like myself, use that information to find the next restaurant to indulge at.
Lollipop charts are essentially a more appealing version of the lauded bar chart and require 4 extra clicks (minus formatting) to construct it. You basically overlay 2 of the same measures, select dual axis and change the chart type to circle instead of bar and you should get something like this.
With effective documentation, sending workflows to others or even looking back on older workflows you’ve created won’t be a laborious deciphering activity.