5.2 animate build

TODO The build command will take a CSV file (e.g., mydata.csv), either locally or a URL, and generate an animation based on the data in the file. The file needs to have three columns, one named id (such as an athlete’s name), one named event (such as different sporting events), and one named rank. A plot similar to the animation generated for the IAAF data will be produced, saving it by default as mydata.gif.

Options include:

  • -O or --output= to name the output file into which the image is to be saved. The filename extension of the specified file will be used to determine the format type;

  • -t or --type= to specifiy the image format output as gif (default) or png.

Give it a try on your own data.



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