Interactive Data Visualization for the Web

An Introduction to Designing with

Author: Scott Murray

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491921323

Category: Computers

Page: 474

View: 2356

Create and publish your own interactive data visualization projects on the web—even if you have little or no experience with data visualization or web development. It’s inspiring and fun with this friendly, accessible, and practical hands-on introduction. This fully updated and expanded second edition takes you through the fundamental concepts and methods of D3, the most powerful JavaScript library for expressing data visually in a web browser. Ideal for designers with no coding experience, reporters exploring data journalism, and anyone who wants to visualize and share data, this step-by-step guide will also help you expand your web programming skills by teaching you the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SVG. Learn D3 4.x—the latest D3 version—with downloadable code and over 140 examples Create bar charts, scatter plots, pie charts, stacked bar charts, and force-directed graphs Use smooth, animated transitions to show changes in your data Introduce interactivity to help users explore your data Create custom geographic maps with panning, zooming, labels, and tooltips Walk through the creation of a complete visualization project, from start to finish Explore inspiring case studies with nine accomplished designers talking about their D3-based projects
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Interactive Data Visualization for the Web

An Introduction to Designing with

Author: Scott Murray

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491921315

Category: Computers

Page: 474

View: 2505

Create and publish your own interactive data visualization projects on the web—even if you have little or no experience with data visualization or web development. It’s inspiring and fun with this friendly, accessible, and practical hands-on introduction. This fully updated and expanded second edition takes you through the fundamental concepts and methods of D3, the most powerful JavaScript library for expressing data visually in a web browser. Ideal for designers with no coding experience, reporters exploring data journalism, and anyone who wants to visualize and share data, this step-by-step guide will also help you expand your web programming skills by teaching you the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SVG. Learn D3 4.x—the latest D3 version—with downloadable code and over 140 examples Create bar charts, scatter plots, pie charts, stacked bar charts, and force-directed graphs Use smooth, animated transitions to show changes in your data Introduce interactivity to help users explore your data Create custom geographic maps with panning, zooming, labels, and tooltips Walk through the creation of a complete visualization project, from start to finish Explore inspiring case studies with nine accomplished designers talking about their D3-based projects
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Interactive Data Visualization for the Web

Author: Scott Murray

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449340253

Category: Computers

Page: 272

View: 6186

Author Scott Murray teaches you the fundamental concepts and methods of D3, a JavaScript library that lets you express data visually in a web browser.
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D3. Js in Action

Author: Elijah Meeks

Publisher: Manning Publications

ISBN: 9781617294488

Category: Computer graphics

Page: 375

View: 9175

Summary D3.js in Action, Second Edition is completely revised and updated for D3 v4 and ES6. It's a practical tutorial for creating interactive graphics and data-driven applications using D3. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology Visualizing complex data is hard. Visualizing complex data on the web is darn near impossible without D3.js. D3 is a JavaScript library that provides a simple but powerful data visualization API over HTML, CSS, and SVG. Start with a structure, dataset, or algorithm; mix in D3; and you can programmatically generate static, animated, or interactive images that scale to any screen or browser. It's easy, and after a little practice, you'll be blown away by how beautiful your results can be! About the Book D3.js in Action, Second Edition is a completely updated revision of Manning's bestselling guide to data visualization with D3. You'll explore dozens of real-world examples, including force and network diagrams, workflow illustrations, geospatial constructions, and more. Along the way, you'll pick up best practices for building interactive graphics, animations, and live data representations. You'll also step through a fully interactive application created with D3 and React. What's Inside Updated for D3 v4 and ES6 Reusable layouts and components Geospatial data visualizations Mixed-mode rendering About the Reader Suitable for web developers with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills. No specialized data science skills required. About the Author Elijah Meeks is a senior data visualization engineer at Netflix. Table of Contents PART 1 - D3.JS FUNDAMENTALS An introduction to D3.js Information visualization data flow Data-driven design and interaction Chart components Layouts PART 2 - COMPLEX DATA VISUALIZATION Hierarchical visualization Network visualization Geospatial information visualization PART 3 - ADVANCED TECHNIQUES Interactive applications with React and D3 Writing layouts and components Mixed mode rendering
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Visual Storytelling with D3

An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript

Author: Ritchie S. King

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0133439658

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 2537

Master D3, Today’s Most Powerful Tool for Visualizing Data on the Web Data-driven graphics are everywhere these days, from websites and mobile apps to interactive journalism and high-end presentations. Using D3, you can create graphics that are visually stunning and powerfully effective. Visual Storytelling with D3 is a hands-on, full-color tutorial that teaches you to design charts and data visualizations to tell your story quickly and intuitively, and that shows you how to wield the powerful D3 JavaScript library. Drawing on his extensive experience as a professional graphic artist, writer, and programmer, Ritchie S. King walks you through a complete sample project—from conception through data selection and design. Step by step, you’ll build your skills, mastering increasingly sophisticated graphical forms and techniques. If you know a little HTML and CSS, you have all the technical background you’ll need to master D3. This tutorial is for web designers creating graphics-driven sites, services, tools, or dashboards; online journalists who want to visualize their content; researchers seeking to communicate their results more intuitively; marketers aiming to deepen their connections with customers; and for any data visualization enthusiast. Coverage includes Identifying a data-driven story and telling it visually Creating and manipulating beautiful graphical elements with SVG Shaping web pages with D3 Structuring data so D3 can easily visualize it Using D3’s data joins to connect your data to the graphical elements on a web page Sizing and scaling charts, and adding axes to them Loading and filtering data from external standalone datasets Animating your charts with D3’s transitions Adding interactivity to visualizations, including a play button that cycles through different views of your data Finding D3 resources and getting involved in the thriving online D3 community About the Website All of this book’s examples are available at ritchiesking.com/book, along with video tutorials, updates, supporting material, and even more examples, as they become available.
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Data Visualization with Python and JavaScript

Scrape, Clean, Explore & Transform Your Data

Author: Kyran Dale

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491920548

Category: Computers

Page: 592

View: 1104

Learn how to turn raw data into rich, interactive web visualizations with the powerful combination of Python and JavaScript. With this hands-on guide, author Kyran Dale teaches you how build a basic dataviz toolchain with best-of-breed Python and JavaScript libraries—including Scrapy, Matplotlib, Pandas, Flask, and D3—for crafting engaging, browser-based visualizations. As a working example, throughout the book Dale walks you through transforming Wikipedia’s table-based list of Nobel Prize winners into an interactive visualization. You’ll examine steps along the entire toolchain, from scraping, cleaning, exploring, and delivering data to building the visualization with JavaScript’s D3 library. If you’re ready to create your own web-based data visualizations—and know either Python or JavaScript— this is the book for you. Learn how to manipulate data with Python Understand the commonalities between Python and JavaScript Extract information from websites by using Python’s web-scraping tools, BeautifulSoup and Scrapy Clean and explore data with Python’s Pandas, Matplotlib, and Numpy libraries Serve data and create RESTful web APIs with Python’s Flask framework Create engaging, interactive web visualizations with JavaScript’s D3 library
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Data Visualization with D3 4.x Cookbook

Author: Nick Zhu

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786469960

Category: Computers

Page: 370

View: 9651

Discover over 65 recipes to help you create breathtaking data visualizations using the latest features of D3 About This Book Learn about D3 4.0 from the inside out and master its new features Utilize D3 packages to generate graphs, manipulate data, and create beautiful presentations Solve real-world visualization problems with the help of practical recipes Who This Book Is For If you are a developer familiar with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and you wish to get the most out of D3, then this book is for you. This book can serve as a desktop quick-reference guide for experienced data visualization developers. You'll also find this book useful if you're a D3 user who wants to take advantage of the new features introduced in D3 4.0. You should have previous experience with D3. What You Will Learn Get a solid understanding of the D3 fundamentals and idioms Use D3 to load, manipulate, and map data to any kind of visual representation on the web Create data-driven dynamic visualizations that update as the data does Leverage the various modules provided by D3 to create sophisticated, dynamic, and interactive charts and graphics Create data-driven transitions and animations within your visualizations Understand and leverage more advanced concepts such as force, touch, and Geo data visualizations In Detail This book gives you all the guidance you need to start creating modern data visualizations with D3 4.x that take advantage of the latest capabilities of JavaScript. The book starts with the basic D3 structure and building blocks and quickly moves on to writing idiomatic D3-style JavaScript code. You will learn how to work with selection to target certain visual elements on the page, then you will see techniques to represent data both in programming constructs and its visual metaphor. You will learn how map values in your data domain to the visual domain using scales, and use the various shape functions supported by D3 to create SVG shapes in visualizations. Moving on, you'll see how to use and customize various D3 axes and master transition to add bells and whistles to otherwise dry visualizations. You'll also learn to work with charts, hierarchy, graphs, and build interactive visualizations. Next you'll work with Force, which is one of the most awe-inspiring techniques you can add to your visualizations, and you'll implement a fully functional Choropleth map (a special purpose colored map) in D3. Finally, you'll learn to unit test data visualization code and test-driven development in a visualization project so you know how to produce high-quality D3 code. Style and approach This step-by-step guide to mastering data visualizations with D3 will help you create amazing data visualizations with professional efficiency and precision. It is a solution-based guide in which you learn through practical recipes, illustrations, and code samples.
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Getting Started with

Author: Mike Dewar

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449328792

Category: Computers

Page: 57

View: 5913

Learn how to create beautiful, interactive, browser-based data visualizations with the D3 JavaScript library. This hands-on book shows you how to use a combination of JavaScript and SVG to build everything from simple bar charts to complex infographics. You’ll learn how to use basic D3 tools by building visualizations based on real data from the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority. Using historical tables, geographical information, and other data, you’ll graph bus breakdowns and accidents and the percentage of subway trains running on time, among other examples. By the end of the book, you’ll be prepared to build your own web-based data visualizations with D3. Join a dataset with elements of a webpage, and modify the elements based on the data Map data values onto pixels and colors with D3’s scale objects Apply axis and line generators to simplify aspects of building visualizations Create a simple UI that allows users to investigate and compare data Use D3 transitions in your UI to animate important aspects of the data Get an introduction to D3 layout tools for building more sophisticated visualizations If you can code and manipulate data, and know how to work with JavaScript and SVG, this book is for you.
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Data Visualization with JavaScript

Author: Stephen A. Thomas

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593276052

Category: Computers

Page: 365

View: 1846

You've got data to communicate. But what kind of visualization do you choose, how do you build it, and how do you ensure that it's up to the demands of the Web? In Data Visualization with JavaScript, you'll learn how to use JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to build the most practical visualizations for your data. Step-by-step examples walk you through creating, integrating, and debugging different types of visualizations and will have you building basic visualizations, like bar, line, and scatter graphs, in no time. Then you'll move on to more advanced topics, including how to: Create tree maps, heat maps, network graphs, word clouds, and timelines Map geographic data, and build sparklines and composite charts Add interactivity and retrieve data with AJAX Manage data in the browser and build data-driven web applications Harness the power of the Flotr2, Flot, Chronoline.js, D3.js, Underscore.js, and Backbone.js libraries If you already know your way around building a web page but aren't quite sure how to build a good visualization, Data Visualization with JavaScript will help you get your feet wet without throwing you into the deep end. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to creating simple, powerful data visualizations.
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D3.js 4.x Data Visualization

Author: Ændrew Rininsland,Swizec Teller

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787128156

Category: Computers

Page: 308

View: 6050

Create and publish your own interactive and compelling data visualizations with D3.js 4.x About This Book Build interactive and rich graphics and visualization using JavaScript`s powerful library D3.js Learn D3 from the ground up, using the all-new version 4 of the library Gain insight into producing high-quality, extensible charts and visualizations using best practices such as writing testable, extensible code and strong typing Who This Book Is For This book is for web developers, interactive news developers, data scientists, and anyone interested in representing data through interactive visualizations on the Web with D3. Some basic knowledge of JavaScript is expected, but no prior experience with data visualization or D3 is required to follow this book. What You Will Learn Map data to visual elements using D3's scales Draw SVG elements using D3's shape generators Transform data using D3's collection methods Use D3's various layout patterns to quickly generate various common types of chart Write modern JavaScript using ES2017 and Babel Explore the basics of unit testing D3 visualizations using Mocha and Chai Write and deploy a simple Node.js web service to render charts via HTML Canvas Understand what makes a good data visualization and how to use the tools at your disposal to create accurate charts In Detail Want to get started with impressive interactive visualizations and implement them in your daily tasks? This book offers the perfect solution-D3.js. It has emerged as the most popular tool for data visualization. This book will teach you how to implement the features of the latest version of D3 while writing JavaScript using the newest tools and technique You will start by setting up the D3 environment and making your first basic bar chart. You will then build stunning SVG and Canvas-based data visualizations while writing testable, extensible code,as accurate and informative as it is visually stimulating. Step-by-step examples walk you through creating, integrating, and debugging different types of visualization and will have you building basic visualizations (such as bar, line, and scatter graphs) in no time. By the end of this book, you will have mastered the techniques necessary to successfully visualize data and will be ready to use D3 to transform any data into an engaging and sophisticated visualization. Style and approach This book follows a tutorial-based approach in teaching the world's most powerful data visualization library, D3.
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Data Visualization with D3 and AngularJS

Author: Christoph Körner

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784395781

Category: Computers

Page: 278

View: 3785

If you are a web developer with experience in AngularJS and want to implement interactive visualizations using D3.js, this book is for you. Knowledge of SVG or D3.js will give you an edge to get the most out of this book.
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Learning Responsive Data Visualization

Author: Christoph Korner

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785884336

Category: Computers

Page: 258

View: 1615

Master the art of building responsive visualizations on the Web About This Book Learn the techniques for building data visualizations that work well for all screen sizes Implement responsive techniques with popular libraries to get to grips with building responsive visualizations that work in the real world Incorporate responsive workflow in your data visualization process to build visualizations that take a mobile-first approach. Who This Book Is For Web developers and data science professionals who want to make their visualizations work for smaller screen sizes. Some basic knowledge of JavaScript and Data visualization is expected. What You Will Learn Get familiar with responsive design for data visualizations Understand the main concepts of D3.js to create interactive visualizations Unleash the power of Bootstrap to create stunning and responsive visualizations for all screen resolutions Implement Touch and Mouse interactions for mobile-first applications Design Transitions and Animations that impress in portrait and landscape Build a Responsive World Map using GeoJSON and D3.js In Detail Using D3.js and Responsive Design principles, you will not just be able to implement visualizations that look and feel awesome across all devices and screen resolutions, but you will also boost your productivity and reduce development time by making use of Bootstrap—the most popular framework for developing responsive web applications. This book teaches the basics of scalable vector graphics (SVG), D3.js, and Bootstrap while focusing on Responsive Design as well as mobile-first visualizations; the reader will start by discovering Bootstrap and how it can be used for creating responsive applications, and then implement a basic bar chart in D3.js. You will learn about loading, parsing, and filtering data in JavaScript and then dive into creating a responsive visualization by using Media Queries, responsive interactions for Mobile and Desktop devices, and transitions to bring the visualization to life. In the following chapters, we build a fully responsive interactive map to display geographic data using GeoJSON and set up integration testing with Protractor to test the application across real devices using a mobile API gateway such as AWS Device Farm. You will finish the journey by discovering the caveats of mobile-first applications and learn how to master cross-browser complications. Style and approach As the world shifts to mobile devices for consuming data on the Web, developers are faced with the unique challenge of making data visualizations work for their smaller screens. The growth of responsive web design enabled developers to adopt page layouts and media for smaller screens, but there is still little information available on how to adapt data visualizations for the smaller screens. This book fills this important gap and shows how responsive web design principles can be extended to create visualizations that work well regardless of the screen size, thereby allowing developers to build user-friendly visualizations that work well on all devices. In addition to covering some of the popular techniques and design patterns for building responsive visualizations, the book also shows readers how to implement these techniques with the help of some popular tools and libraries.
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Learning D3.js Mapping

Author: Thomas Newton,Oscar Villarreal

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783985615

Category: Computers

Page: 126

View: 6213

If you are interested in creating maps for the web GIS data, this book is for you. Familiarity with D3.js will be helpful but is not necessary.
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D3.js By Example

Author: Michael Heydt

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785280643

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 8309

Create attractive web-based data visualizations using the amazing JavaScript library D3.js About This Book Learn to use the facilities provided by D3.js to create data-driven visualizations Explore the concepts of D3.js through examples that enable you to quickly create visualizations including charts, network diagrams, and maps Get practical examples of visualizations using real-world data sets that show you how to use D3.js to visualize and interact with information to glean its underlying meaning Who This Book Is For Whether you are new to data and data visualization, a seasoned data scientist, or a computer graphics specialist, this book will provide you with the skills you need to create web-based and interactive data visualizations. This book assumes some knowledge of coding and in particular, experience coding in JavaScript. What You Will Learn Install and use D3.js to create HTML elements within the document Use development tools such as JSBIN and Chrome Developer Tools to create D3.js applications Retrieve JSON data and use D3.js selections and data binding to create visual elements from data Create and style graphical elements such as circles, ellipses, rectangles, lines, paths, and text using SVG Turn your data into bar and scatter charts, and add margins, axes, labels, and legends Use D3.js generators to perform the magic of creating complex visualizations from data Add interactivity to your visualizations, including tool-tips, sorting, hover-to-highlight, and grouping and dragging of visuals In Detail This book will take you through all the concepts of D3.js starting with the most basic ones and progressively building on them in each chapter to expand your knowledge of D3.js. Starting with obtaining D3.js and creating simple data bindings to non-graphical HTML elements, you will then master the creation of graphical elements from data. You'll discover how to combine those elements into simple visualizations such as bar, line, and scatter charts, as well as more elaborate visualizations such as network diagrams, Sankey diagrams, maps, and choreopleths. Using practical examples provided, you will quickly get to grips with the features of D3.js and use this learning to create your own spectacular data visualizations with D3.js. Style and approach This book uses a practical, step-by-step approach that builds iteratively, starting with the basic concepts right through to mastery of the technology. Each concept is demonstrated using code examples that are interactively available online (and can also be run locally), and each chapter builds upon the concepts covered in the previous chapter,with succinct explanations of what the code does and how it fits into the bigger picture.
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Expert Data Visualization

Author: Jos Dirksen

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786466627

Category: Computers

Page: 394

View: 8486

Breathe life into your data by learning how to use D3.js V4 to visualize information About This Book Create complex visualizations powered by D3.js and open data. Provides an extensive set of visualizations that explore all the functionality provided by D3.js V4. Shows how to set up an easy–to-use environment to create stunning visualizations. Who This Book Is For The typical target audience of this book is JavaScript developers, designers, and visual artists who have some basic JavaScript programming knowledge and who now want to master pro-level techniques to create interactive data visualizations using web standards which work on desktop as well as mobile devices. What You Will Learn Learn how D3.js works to declaratively define visualizations. Create charts from scratch by using SVG and the D3.js APIs See how to prepare data for easy visualization using D3.js. Visualize hierarchical data using chart types provided by D3.js Explore the different options provided by D3.js to visualize linked data such as graphs. Spice up your visualizations by adding interactivity and animations. Learn how to use D3.js to visualize and interact with Geo- and Gis-related information sources. Create visualization by streaming data over WebSockets In Detail Do you want to make sense of your data? Do you want to create interactive charts, data trees, info-graphics, geospatial charts, and maps efficiently? This book is your ideal choice to master interactive data visualization with D3.js V4. The book includes a number of extensive examples that to help you hone your skills with data visualization. Throughout nine chapters these examples will help you acquire a clear practical understanding of the various techniques, tools and functionality provided by D3.js. You will first setup your D3.JS development environment and learn the basic patterns needed to visualize your data. After that you will learn techniques to optimize different processes such as working with selections; animating data transitions; creating graps and charts, integrating external resources (static as well as streaming); visualizing information on maps; working with colors and scales; utilizing the different D3.js APIs; and much more. The book will also guide you through creating custom graphs and visualizations, and show you how to go from the raw data to beautiful visualizations. The extensive examples will include working with complex and realtime data streams, such as seismic data, geospatial data, scientific data, and more. Towards the end of the book, you will learn to add more functionality on top of D3.js by using it with other external libraries and integrating it with Ecmascript 6 and Typescript Style and approach This book will have a real–world, case-study approach, where you will be given data sets from different domains. These data sets will have different visualization goals; some might need 2D or 3D charts, some might need automated workflows, others might require interactive maps. While you fulfill these goals, you will learn different techniques and best practices, which will enable you to perform data visualization tasks on your own
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Learning Shiny

Author: Hernan G. Resnizky

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785281992

Category: Computers

Page: 246

View: 8190

Make the most of R's dynamic capabilities and implement web applications with Shiny About This Book Present interactive data visualizations in R within the Shiny framework Construct web dashboards in a simple, intuitive, but fully flexible environment Apply your skills to create a real-world web application with this step-by-step guide Who This Book Is For If you are a data scientist who needs a platform to show your results to a broader audience in an attractive and visual way, or a web developer with no prior experience in R or Shiny, this is the book for you. What You Will Learn Comprehend many useful functions, such as lapply and apply, to process data in R Write and structure different files to create a basic dashboard Develop graphics in R using popular graphical libraries such as ggplot2 and GoogleVis Mount a dashboard on a Linux Server Integrate Shiny with non-R-native visualization, such as D3.js Design and build a web application In Detail R is nowadays one of the most used tools in data science. However, along with Shiny, it is also gaining territory in the web application world, due to its simplicity and flexibility. Shiny is a framework that enables the creation of interactive visualizations written entirely in R and can be displayed in almost any ordinary web browser. It is a package from RStudio, which is an IDE for R. From the fundamentals of R to the administration of multi-concurrent, fully customized web applications, this book explains how to achieve your desired web application in an easy and gradual way. You will start by learning about the fundamentals of R, and will move on to looking at simple and practical examples. These examples will enable you to grasp many useful tools that will assist you in solving the usual problems that can be faced when developing data visualizations. You will then walk through the integration of Shiny with R in general and view the different visualization possibilities out there. Finally, you will put your skills to the test and create your first web application! Style and approach This is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide that will allow you to learn and make full use of R and Shiny's capabilities in a gradual way, together with clear, applied examples.
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Data Just Right

Introduction to Large-Scale Data & Analytics

Author: Michael Manoochehri

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0133359077

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 3908

Making Big Data Work: Real-World Use Cases and Examples, Practical Code, Detailed Solutions Large-scale data analysis is now vitally important to virtually every business. Mobile and social technologies are generating massive datasets; distributed cloud computing offers the resources to store and analyze them; and professionals have radically new technologies at their command, including NoSQL databases. Until now, however, most books on “Big Data” have been little more than business polemics or product catalogs. Data Just Right is different: It’s a completely practical and indispensable guide for every Big Data decision-maker, implementer, and strategist. Michael Manoochehri, a former Google engineer and data hacker, writes for professionals who need practical solutions that can be implemented with limited resources and time. Drawing on his extensive experience, he helps you focus on building applications, rather than infrastructure, because that’s where you can derive the most value. Manoochehri shows how to address each of today’s key Big Data use cases in a cost-effective way by combining technologies in hybrid solutions. You’ll find expert approaches to managing massive datasets, visualizing data, building data pipelines and dashboards, choosing tools for statistical analysis, and more. Throughout, the author demonstrates techniques using many of today’s leading data analysis tools, including Hadoop, Hive, Shark, R, Apache Pig, Mahout, and Google BigQuery. Coverage includes Mastering the four guiding principles of Big Data success—and avoiding common pitfalls Emphasizing collaboration and avoiding problems with siloed data Hosting and sharing multi-terabyte datasets efficiently and economically “Building for infinity” to support rapid growth Developing a NoSQL Web app with Redis to collect crowd-sourced data Running distributed queries over massive datasets with Hadoop, Hive, and Shark Building a data dashboard with Google BigQuery Exploring large datasets with advanced visualization Implementing efficient pipelines for transforming immense amounts of data Automating complex processing with Apache Pig and the Cascading Java library Applying machine learning to classify, recommend, and predict incoming information Using R to perform statistical analysis on massive datasets Building highly efficient analytics workflows with Python and Pandas Establishing sensible purchasing strategies: when to build, buy, or outsource Previewing emerging trends and convergences in scalable data technologies and the evolving role of the Data Scientist
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Visualize This

The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics

Author: Nathan Yau

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118140265

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 7790

Practical data design tips from a data visualization expert of the modern age Data doesn?t decrease; it is ever-increasing and can be overwhelming to organize in a way that makes sense to its intended audience. Wouldn?t it be wonderful if we could actually visualize data in such a way that we could maximize its potential and tell a story in a clear, concise manner? Thanks to the creative genius of Nathan Yau, we can. With this full-color book, data visualization guru and author Nathan Yau uses step-by-step tutorials to show you how to visualize and tell stories with data. He explains how to gather, parse, and format data and then design high quality graphics that help you explore and present patterns, outliers, and relationships. Presents a unique approach to visualizing and telling stories with data, from a data visualization expert and the creator of flowingdata.com, Nathan Yau Offers step-by-step tutorials and practical design tips for creating statistical graphics, geographical maps, and information design to find meaning in the numbers Details tools that can be used to visualize data-native graphics for the Web, such as ActionScript, Flash libraries, PHP, and JavaScript and tools to design graphics for print, such as R and Illustrator Contains numerous examples and descriptions of patterns and outliers and explains how to show them Visualize This demonstrates how to explain data visually so that you can present your information in a way that is easy to understand and appealing.
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Mastering D3.js

Author: Pablo Navarro Castillo

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783286288

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 1943

If you are a software developer working with data visualizations and want to build complex data visualizations, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of D3 framework is expected. With real-world examples, you will learn how to structure your applications to create enterprise-level charts and interactive dashboards.
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Designing Data Visualizations

Representing Informational Relationships

Author: Noah Iliinsky,Julie Steele

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449317065

Category: Computers

Page: 114

View: 4728

Data visualization is an efficient and effective medium for communicating large amounts of information, but the design process can often seem like an unexplainable creative endeavor. This concise book aims to demystify the design process by showing you how to use a linear decision-making process to encode your information visually. Delve into different kinds of visualization, including infographics and visual art, and explore the influences at work in each one. Then learn how to apply these concepts to your design process. Learn data visualization classifications, including explanatory, exploratory, and hybrid Discover how three fundamental influences—the designer, the reader, and the data—shape what you create Learn how to describe the specific goal of your visualization and identify the supporting data Decide the spatial position of your visual entities with axes Encode the various dimensions of your data with appropriate visual properties, such as shape and color See visualization best practices and suggestions for encoding various specific data types
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