May 10, 2017: First semblance of a packed bar chart includes 35,000 New York City registered dog names. Initially implemented as a stacked bar chart with custom coloring and data arrangement.
May 23, 2017: Settled on the name “packed bar chart.” Other contenders were “brick chart,” “Pareto bar chart” and “focus bar chart.”
June 6, 2017: Introductory blog post on the JMP blog with examples, discussion and variations. Becomes available as a JMP script and later in JMP beta releases.
July 24, 2017: D3js script published on github.
February 4, 2017: rPackedBar R package published on CRAN by Adam Spannbauer.
March 14, 2018: Available in JMP 14 general release.
April 18, 2018: This website published!