Crafty statistical graphics for Julia.

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Gadfly is a plotting and data visualization system written in Julia.

It's influenced heavily by Leland Wilkinson's book [The Grammar of Graphics][gog-book] and Hadley Wickham's refinement of that grammar in ggplot2.

If you use Gadfly in a publication please consider citing it: [![DOI][citation-img]][citation-url]

Package features

  • Renders publication quality graphics to SVG, PNG, Postscript, and PDF

  • Intuitive and consistent plotting interface

  • Works with IJulia out of the box

  • Tight integration with DataFrames.jl

  • Interactivity like panning, zooming, toggling powered by Snap.svg

  • Supports a large number of common plot types


Gadfly is registered on METADATA.jl and so can be installed using Pkg.add.



  • [STABLE][docs-stable-url] &mdash; most recently tagged version of the documentation.

  • [LATEST][docs-latest-url] &mdash; in-development version of the documentation.

Contributing and Questions

This is a new and fairly complex piece of software. Filing an issue to report a bug, counterintuitive behavior, or even requesting a feature is extremely valuable in helping us prioritize what to work on, so don't hesitate.

If you have a question then you can ask for help in the [Gitter chat room][gitter-url].

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