Stop Using Pie Charts


#1

As a Roblox developer, it is currently too hard to accurately compare the Robux I’ve received from developer products.

I go to my developer stats, and I see this…

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It is well known in the world of data visualization that pie charts are a really bad way to show data, especially when there’s more than two data entries.

There are many good articles against pie charts that can explain it better than I can.

So how do we replace it? If you read these articles, you may have picked up that bar charts are a much cleaner way to visualize this data. However, really anything other than a pie chart would be good.

If Roblox got rid of pie charts, it would make it much easier for developers to visualize the revenue they’ve made from developer products.


#2

This post is extremely accurate, thanks for making it.

If anything I completely ignore the pie chart given as I can get better data, which includes gamepass sales, when I make a sales mix. Differentiate sales from in-game vs. website for gamepasses