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The "D3 Shapes and Layouts" Lesson is part of the full, Building Custom Data Visualizations course featured in this preview video. Here's what you'd learn in this lesson:
Shirley points out key portions of the D3 API that assist in data preparation, layout calculation, and user interactions. Applications of these concepts created by Shirley (and others) are demonstrated to help the audience understand the process of understanding in what way the data is best represented before approaching the D3 library for a solution.