# Top Non Javascript Boxplot Libraries In R With Examples

Last Updated 2020-05-17In this tutorial, i will talk about some of the best libraries for drawing boxplots in R.

**boxplot() R native****bwplot() Lattice****ggplot() Ggplot2**

For this tutorial, I will use stocks data which i downloaded from Kaggle.

Let us read our csv file for stock Google and convert the data in to dataframe.

```
stock.data <- read.csv('data/individual_stocks_5yr/individual_stocks_5yr/GOOGL_data.csv')
stock.data.df <- data.frame(stock.data)
```

```
head(stock.data.df,2)
```

## R Boxplot

boxplot() is native library in R and it is very easy to use. Checkout boxplots in R for more details.

```
boxplot(stock.data.df$close)
```

## Boxplot using Lattice

If you don't have it installed, install it using install.package('lattice') in R repl or R studio.

```
library(lattice)
```

We can draw the plot using bwplot() function.

```
bwplot(Name~close,data=stock.data.df)
```

We can rotate the plot, if we reverse the order in bwplot() function as shown below.

```
bwplot(close~Name,data=stock.data.df,ylab='Google Close Price')
```

## Boxplot in Ggplot2

Install ggplot2 in R repl or Rstudio with install.packages('ggplot2')

```
library(ggplot2)
```

```
ggplot(stock.data, aes(y=close)) +
geom_boxplot()
```

```
ggplot(stock.data, aes(y=close)) +
geom_boxplot(notch = TRUE) + coord_flip()
```

We can draw multiple box plots side by side with package gridExtra. Install it using install.packages('gridExtra')

```
library(gridExtra)
gghigh <- ggplot(stock.data.df, aes(y=high)) + geom_boxplot()
ggclose <- ggplot(stock.data.df, aes(y=close)) + geom_boxplot()
grid.arrange(gghigh,ggclose,ncol=2)
```

## Wrap Up!

Let me know if you know of any good R non javascript library packages by emailing me at johnludhi at outlook.com. I will cover it here.

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