Customizing Axes in D3.js

A beginners guide to unpacking and customizing the elements of a D3 axis

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Introduction

We will make a horizontal axis and customize it in different ways using D3 methods and CSS selections. First I’ll show you how to render a basic horizontal axis from a linear scale. Then we will learn how to customize the axis by changing how D3 uses the scale and the data to render the elements. We…