Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter Issue 202 Weekly Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter

Hi Friends -

Welcome to issue 202 of the Weekly Newsletter.

Onwards to this week's links...


  • g9.js - automatically interactive graphics
    g9 is a javascript library for creating automatically interactive graphics...With g9, interactive visualization is as easy as visualization that isn't. Just write a function which draws shapes based on data, and g9 will automatically figure out how to manipulate that data when you drag the shapes around...

Data Visualization Reading and Videos

  • SVG has more potential
    I think many of us are not using SVG to its full potential. I often see SVG used as an alternative image format or as a simple solution for icons, and whilst it’s great for these things, it’s also a lot more than that...With that in mind, let’s take some things you can do with SVG that you might not have seen, and perhaps not even considered possible...
  • Four types of ensemble coding in data visualizations
    Data visualizations allow observers to leverage their ability to perform visual ensemble statistics on distributions of spatial or featural visual information to estimate actual statistics on data. We survey the types of visual statistical tasks that occur within data visualizations...We divide these tasks into four categories: identification of sets of values, summarization across those values, segmentation of collections, and estimation of structure....
  • Starting a project with a data visualization partner
    As you begin a new project with data visualization firm or partner, here are a few things to keep in mind that will help streamline your efforts: 1. The most important thing you can do before you start a data visualization project is to make sure your data is clean, well-structured, and complete...

D3.js Reading and Videos

  • Migrating to Version 4 of D3, part 1
    At a recent Bay Area D3 User Group meetup, I gave a short talk on migrating to the new version of D3. I highlighted some of the changes in the version of D3 and shared a simple case study, with the hopes of helping others get started out...This article is a slightly modified and expanded version of my talk...
  • QR Code Clock
    Scan it to find out the time!...I really like QR codes, this is using type 2 as I prefer how it looks, although the text is easily small enough to fit inside type 1 or even a Micro QR Code...
  • US Electoral Cartograms
    Comparing 2016 presidential election cartograms from FiveThirtyEight, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, NPR, and Daily Kos...

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

Wishing you the best, 
Sebastian Gutierrez

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