Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter Issue 117

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Welcome to issue 117 of the DashingD3js.com Weekly Newsletter.
 

Onwards to this week's links...
 

Featured
 

  • React.js Conf 2015 - Scalable Data Visualization
    This talk will cover various techniques for rendering, and the pros and cons of each, including: render targets (canvas vs. SVG), client-server application architecture optimized for large data, and integration with other visualization libraries including d3.js. While React.js is a solution for client-side rendering, it must be combined with a whole data pipeline to be effective for rendering larger data than can fit in the browser....
  • Taucharts
    There are many javascript charting libraries in the world, but all of them are limited and just provide a set of charts you can use. Our goal — help people to build interactive complex visualizations easily...Free open source D3.js-based library...
 

Data Visualization Reading and Videos
 

  • References For Visualizing Uncertainty
    One of the increasingly frequent questions I get asked, particularly by people from a scientific or financial domain, is how to effectively visualise uncertainty of data and of statistics. My response is usually to make suggestions around annotated markings and/or colour gradients to indicate increasing or declining certainties...
  • Streets Of Paris Colored By Orientation
    Recently, I read an article by datapointed which presented maps of streets of different cities colored by orientation. The author gave some details about the method, which I tried to reproduce. In this post, I present the different steps from the calculation in my favorite spatial R ToolBox to the rendering in QGIS using a specific blending mode...
  • Sparklificator
    Sparklificator is an open-source jQuery library that eases the process of integrating word-scale visualizations (including, but not limited to, sparklines) into HTML documents. The library provides a range of options for integrating visualizations into text and give you control over their position (on top, to the right, as an overlay), size, and spacing...
  • FluxFlow: Visual Analysis Of Anomalous Information Spreading On Social Media
    We present FluxFlow, an interactive visual analysis system for revealing and analyzing anomalous information spreading in social media. Everyday, millions of messages are created, commented, and shared by people on social media websites, such as Twitter and Facebook. This provides valuable data for researchers and practitioners in many application domains, such as marketing, to inform decision-making...
  • Watch How The Measles Outbreak Spreads When Kids Get Vaccinated – And When They Don't
    Measles is back in the US – and it's spreading...Part of the problem, according to Dr Elizabeth Edwards, professor of pediatrics and director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, is just that: vaccination is understood by many as an individual choice, when science makes clear that the choice – to vaccinate or not to vaccinate – can affect an entire community...
 

D3.js Reading and Videos
 

  • Gendered Language In Teacher Reviews
    This interactive chart lets you explore the words used to describe male and female teachers in about 14 million reviews from RateMyProfessor.com...
  • Evolution Of Tactics In The English Premier League (2003-2014)
    The bar chart shows how many times a certain tactic has used by Premier League teams in different seasons over the last 10 years. We observe a steady decline of the 4-4-2 system, progressively substituted by the 4-4-1-1, and finally by the 4-2-3-1, which became the most used formation in the most recent season...
  • MLP Neural Network For O.C.R.
    An example of a Multi Layer Perception (MLP) Artificial Neural Network (ANN) for reading handwritten numbers (OCR)...
  • Diverging Stacked Bar Chart
    We create a diverging stacked bar chart to plot a 5 point Likert scale. There a lots of ways to plot a Likert scale but according to Robbins & Heiberger, a diverging stacked bar chart is the best and I agree. I've used D3.js...
  • react-d3
    Modular ReactJS charts made using d3 chart utilities...

Hope that you had a great past week and that next week is even better!

Wishing you the best, 
Sebastian Gutierrez
@DashingD3js
www.dashingd3js.com

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