Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter Issue 175

DashingD3js.com Weekly Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter

Hi Friends -


Welcome to issue 175 of the DashingD3js.com Weekly Newsletter.
 

Onwards to this week's links...
 

Featured
 

  • Reusable And Extendable D3 Charts
    D3 v4's shift to a plugin focused architecture is an awesome thing. It lets charts get broken down into small, reusable components that are easy to package up and distribute...Creating a D3 v4 plugin is a simple process, but what about creating reusable charts?...lets create a line chart plugin that creates the major parts of the chart for us, gives us control over what is being drawn, and can be distributed through npm or static builds...
 

Data Visualization Reading and Videos
 

  • Criticise Positively: A Lesson From #MakeoverMonday
    One of the principles Andy Kriebel had when he started this was to be positive: nobody sets out to deliberately create a bad viz. Andy always points out the positive as well as the negative. MakeoverMonday is not about sneering about other people’s work...In my Premier League Salary makeover post, I forgot this principle...
  • Classic 1939 Book On Graphs In Its Entirety
    Willard Cope Brinton is credited as one of the pioneers of information visualization, and I just found out his 1939 book Graphic Presentation is available in its entirety at the Internet Archive. You can download it in various formats. The book was an update to his previous book from 25 years prior, Graphic Methods for Presenting Facts...
  • Twitter Turns 10: How Tweets Spread Across The World
    Select one of the iconic Tweets below and click on the "Play how it spread" button to see its how it traveled worldwide over time. Explore how conversation unfolded at any given moment by clicking on different parts of the timeline. The lines and flying bubbles show the influx of Retweets to a given country...
  • The Daily Routines Of Famous Creative People
    Turns out great minds don’t think alike. Discover how some of the world’s most original artists, writers and musicians structured their day, based on ‘Daily Rituals’ by Mason Currey. Filter the different categories by toggling on or off, and hover over the colored bars to learn more about the daily...
 

D3.js Reading and Videos
 

  • Bus Fuel Consumption
    A simple interface for visualizing the marginal effects on fuel combustion given a change in vehicle attributes...
  • Rainbow Pack
    A quick test of d3-hierarchy’s new circle-packing layout...
  • d3-peaks - Find Peaks In A Noisy Signal
    Find peaks in an array based on "Improved peak detection": [1] Du, Pan, Warren A. Kibbe, and Simon M. Lin. "Improved peak detection in mass spectrum by incorporating continuous wavelet transform-based pattern matching." Bioinformatics 22.17 (2006): 2059-2065...
  • The Interactive Moore's Law
    Moore's law is too rich to fit in paper. This is an open source project aimed at making the chart more interactive for the sake of eliciting more insights from it...

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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