We’ve made a lot of changes to this property this year (Introducing Plotly Express and Announcing Plotly.py 4.0.0): we’ve introduced
plotly.express as a new way to “generate” figures and we’ve added many
.update_ methods that make it easy to modify the properties of an existing figure.
This new Plotly Python Graphing Library tutorial covers
figure in all of its forms: from it’s underlying JSON form to its list & dictionary representation, from
I highly recommend giving it a read. We’d also love to hear your feedback.
Some screenshots from the tutorial