Data Visualization: Representing Information on Modern Web

by Andy Kirk, Simon Timms, Swizec Teller & others
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Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: September 30, 2016

ISBN: 9781787125070

Binding: Kobo eBook

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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?