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

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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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Learn D3.js

Create interactive data-driven visualizations for the web with the D3.js library

Author: Helder da Rocha

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1838649603

Category: Computers

Page: 650

View: 9399

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Explore the power of D3.js 5 and its integration with web technologies for building rich and interactive data visualization solutions Key Features Explore the latest D3.js 5 for creating charts, plots, and force-directed graphics Practical guide for creating interactive graphics and data-driven apps with JavaScript Build Real-time visualization and transition on web using SVG with D3.js Book Description This book is a practical hands-on introduction to D3 (Data-driven Documents): the most popular open-source JavaScript library for creating interactive web-based data visualizations. Based entirely on open web standards, D3 provides an integrated collection of tools for efficiently binding data to graphical elements. If you have basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript you can use D3.js to create beautiful interactive web-based data visualizations. D3 is not a charting library. It doesn’t contain any pre-defined chart types, but can be used to create whatever visual representations of data you can imagine. The goal of this book is to introduce D3 and provide a learning path so that you obtain a solid understanding of its fundamental concepts, learn to use most of its modules and functions, and gain enough experience to create your own D3 visualizations. You will learn how to create bar, line, pie and scatter charts, trees, dendograms, treemaps, circle packs, chord/ribbon diagrams, sankey diagrams, animated network diagrams, and maps using different geographical projections. Fundamental concepts are explained in each chapter and then applied to a larger example in step-by-step tutorials, complete with full code, from hundreds of examples you can download and run. This book covers D3 version 5 and is based on ES2015 JavaScript. What you will learn Learn to use D3.js version 5 and web standards to create beautiful interactive data-driven visualizations for the web Bind data to DOM elements, applying different scales, color schemes and configuring smooth animated transitions for data updates Generate data structures and layouts for many popular chart formats Apply interactive behaviors to any chart Create thematic maps based on GIS data using different geographical projections with interactive behaviors Load, parse and transform data from JSON and CSV formats Who this book is for The book is intended for web developers, web designers, data scientists, artists, and any developer who wish to create interactive data visualization for the Web using D3. The book assumes basic knowledge of HTML, CSs, and JavaScript.
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Exam Prep for: Interactive Data Visualization for the Web

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 800

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Computer science is the theory, experimentation, and engineering that form the basis for the design and use of computers. This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text Interactive Data Visualization for the Web Items include highly probable exam items: Data mining, Tablespace, aid, Verification, complexity, Electronic commerce, Database system, Manufacturing, Ford, Comparison, Web application, Unicode, order by, Relational model, yield, Database application, and more.
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Data Visualization: Representing Information on Modern Web

Author: Andy Kirk,Simon Timms,Ǯdrew Rininsland,Swizec Teller

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787125076

Category: Computers

Page: 531

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Unleash the power of data by creating interactive, engaging, and compelling visualizations for the web About This Book Get a portable, versatile, and flexible data visualization design approach that will help you navigate the complex path towards success Get thorough explanation of the many visual variables and visualization taxonomy to provide you with a menu of creative options A comprehensive and contemporary introduction to data-driven visualization design and the most effective approaches to designing impact-maximizing and cognition-amplifying visualizations Who This Book Is For This course is for developers who are excited about data and who want to share that excitement with others and it will be handy for the web developers or data scientists who want to create interactive visualizations for the web. Prior knowledge of developing web applications is required. You should have a working knowledge of both JavaScript and HTML. What You Will Learn Harness the power of D3 by building interactive and real-time data-driven web visualizations Find out how to use JavaScript to create compelling visualizations of social data Identify the purpose of your visualization and your project's parameters to determine overriding design considerations across your project's execution Apply critical thinking to visualization design and get intimate with your dataset to identify its potential visual characteristics Explore the various features of HTML5 to design creative visualizations Discover what data is available on Stack Overflow, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ Gain a solid understanding of the common D3 development idioms Find out how to write basic D3 code for server using Node.js In Detail Do you want to create more attractive charts? Or do you have huge data sets and need to unearth the key insights in a visual manner? Data visualization is the representation and presentation of data, using proven design techniques to bring alive the patterns, stories, and key insights that are locked away. This learning path is divided into three modules. The first module will equip you with the key techniques required to overcome contemporary data visualization challenges. After getting familiar with key concepts of data visualization, it's time to incorporate it with various technologies. In the second module, Social Data Visualization with HTML5 and JavaScript, it teaches you how to leverage HTML5 techniques through JavaScript to build visualizations. It also clears up how the often complicated OAuth protocol works to help you unlock a universe of social media data from sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Once you are familiar with the concepts of incorporating data visualization with HTML5 and JavaScript, third module, Learning d3.js Data Visualization, will lead you to D3, which has emerged as one of the leading platforms to develop beautiful, interactive visualizations over the web. This module provides a strong foundation in designing compelling web visualizations with D3.js. By the end of this course, you will have unlocked the mystery behind successful data visualizations. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Data Visualization: a successful design process by Andy Kirk Social Data Visualization with HTML5 and JavaScript by Simon Timms Learning d3.js Data Visualization, Second Edition by Ǯdrew Rininsland and Swizec Teller Style and approach This course includes all the resources that will help you jump into creating interactive and engaging visualizations for the web. Through this comprehensive course, you'll learn how to create engaging visualizations for the web to represent your data from start to finish!
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Learn Chart.js

Create interactive visualizations for the Web with Chart.js 2

Author: Helder da Rocha

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789342155

Category: Computers

Page: 284

View: 6216

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Design interactive graphics and visuals for your data-driven applications using the popular open-source Chart.js data visualization library. Key Features Harness the power of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to create interactive visualizations Display quantitative information efficiently in the form of attractive charts by using Chart.js A practical guide for creating data-driven applications using open-source JavaScript library Book Description Chart.js is a free, open-source data visualization library, maintained by an active community of developers in GitHub, where it rates as the second most popular data visualization library. If you want to quickly create responsive Web-based data visualizations for the Web, Chart.js is a great choice. This book guides the reader through dozens of practical examples, complete with code you can run and modify as you wish. It is a practical hands-on introduction to Chart.js. If you have basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript you can learn to create beautiful interactive Web Canvas-based visualizations for your data using Chart.js. This book will help you set up Chart.js in a Web page and show how to create each one of the eight Chart.js chart types. You will also learn how to configure most properties that override Chart’s default styles and behaviors. Practical applications of Chart.js are exemplified using real data files obtained from public data portals. You will learn how to load, parse, filter and select the data you wish to display from those files. You will also learn how to create visualizations that reveal patterns in the data. This book is based on Chart.js version 2.7.3 and ES2015 JavaScript. By the end of the book, you will be able to create beautiful, efficient and interactive data visualizations for the Web using Chart.js. What you will learn Learn how to create interactive and responsive data visualizations using Chart.js Learn how to create Canvas-based graphics without Canvas programming Create composite charts and configure animated data updates and transitions Efficiently display quantitative information using bar and line charts, scatterplots, and pie charts Learn how to load, parse, and filter external files in JSON and CSV formats Understand the benefits of using a data visualization framework Who this book is for The ideal target audience of this book includes web developers and designers, data journalists, data scientists and artists who wish to create interactive data visualizations for the Web. Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is required. No Canvas knowledge is necessary.
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Hands-On Data Visualization with Bokeh

Interactive web plotting for Python using Bokeh

Author: Kevin Jolly

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789131316

Category: Computers

Page: 174

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Learn how to create interactive and visually aesthetic plots using the Bokeh package in Python Key Features A step by step approach to creating interactive plots with Bokeh Go from installation all the way to deploying your very own Bokeh application Work with a real time datasets to practice and create your very own plots and applications Book Description Adding a layer of interactivity to your plots and converting these plots into applications hold immense value in the field of data science. The standard approach to adding interactivity would be to use paid software such as Tableau, but the Bokeh package in Python offers users a way to create both interactive and visually aesthetic plots for free. This book gets you up to speed with Bokeh - a popular Python library for interactive data visualization. The book starts out by helping you understand how Bokeh works internally and how you can set up and install the package in your local machine. You then use a real world data set which uses stock data from Kaggle to create interactive and visually stunning plots. You will also learn how to leverage Bokeh using some advanced concepts such as plotting with spatial and geo data. Finally you will use all the concepts that you have learned in the previous chapters to create your very own Bokeh application from scratch. By the end of the book you will be able to create your very own Bokeh application. You will have gone through a step by step process that starts with understanding what Bokeh actually is and ends with building your very own Bokeh application filled with interactive and visually aesthetic plots. What you will learn Installing Bokeh and understanding its key concepts Creating plots using glyphs, the fundamental building blocks of Bokeh Creating plots using different data structures like NumPy and Pandas Using layouts and widgets to visually enhance your plots and add a layer of interactivity Building and hosting applications on the Bokeh server Creating advanced plots using spatial data Who this book is for This book is well suited for data scientists and data analysts who want to perform interactive data visualization on their web browsers using Bokeh. Some exposure to Python programming will be helpful, but prior experience with Bokeh is not required.
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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: 6871

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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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D3.js: Cutting-edge Data Visualization

Author: Ændrew H. Rininsland,Michael Heydt,Pablo Navarro Castillo

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787286126

Category: Computers

Page: 868

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Turn your raw data into real knowledge by creating and deploying complex data visualizations with D3.js About This Book Understand how to best represent your data by developing the right kind of visualization 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 Learning Path will provide you with the skills you need to create web-based and interactive data visualizations. Some basic JavaScript knowledge is expected, but no prior experience with data visualization or D3 is required What You Will Learn Gain a solid understanding of the common D3 development idioms Find out how to write basic D3 code for servers using Node.js Install and use D3.js to create HTML elements within a document 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 Write, test, and distribute a D3-based charting package Make a real-time application with Node and D3 In Detail D3 has emerged as one of the leading platforms to develop beautiful, interactive visualizations over the web. We begin the course by setting up a strong foundation, then build on this foundation as we take you through the entire world of reimagining data using interactive, animated visualizations created in D3.js. In the first module, we cover the various features of D3.js to build a wide range of visualizations. We also focus on the entire process of representing data through visualizations. By the end of this module, you will be ready to use D3 to transform any data into a more engaging and sophisticated visualization. In the next module, you will learn to master the creation of graphical elements from data. 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. Over the last leg of this course, you will get acquainted with how to integrate D3 with mapping libraries to provide reverse geocoding and interactive maps among many other advanced features of D3. This module culminates by showing you how to create enterprise-level dashboards to display real-time data. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Learning D3.js Data Visualization, Second Edition by Andrew H. Rininsland D3.js By Example by Michael Heydt Mastering D3.js by Pablo Navarro Castillo Style and approach This course provides a comprehensive explanation of how to leverage the power of D3.js to create powerful and creative visualizations through step-by-step instructions in the form of modules. Each module help you skill up a level in creating meaningful visualizations.
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