Gadfly is a system for plotting and visualization written in Julia. It is based largely on Hadley Wickhams's ggplot2 for R and Leland Wilkinson's book The Grammar of Graphics. It was Daniel C. Jones' brainchild and is now maintained by the community.
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
The latest release of Gadfly can be installed from the Julia REPL prompt with
This installs the package and any missing dependencies. Gadfly can be loaded with
julia> using Gadfly
Now that you have it loaded, check out the Tutorial for a tour of basic plotting and the various manual pages for more advanced usages.
Gadfly is predominantly the work of Daniel C. Jones who initiated the project and built out most of the infrastructure. The current package maintainers are Shashi Gowda and Tamas Nagy. Important contributions have also been made by Godisemo, Tim Holy, Darwin Darakananda, Simon Leblanc, Iain Dunning, Keno Fischer, Mattriks, and others.