Archive for the ‘Data Visualization’ Category

How to Create Interactive JavaScript Charts from Custom Data Sets

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Charts are a great way of visualizing complex data quickly and effectively. Whether you want to identify a trend, highlight a relationship, or make a comparison, charts help you communicate with your audience in a precise and meaningful manner. In my p...

Introduction to Data Management & Visualization in JavaScript

In order to create meaningful visual representations of our data, and the complimentary tools to analyze said data, it is important to have a well-conceived data management framework. This requires the right backend storage, a paradigm for data access,...

Getting Started with AnyChart — 10 Practical Examples

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If your website is data-intensive, then you will need to make that data easy to visualize, normally by means of a JavaScript charting library. However such libraries a dime a dozen and they all have slightly different capabilities, so how do you know w...

Using GDELT 2 with PHP to Analyze the World!

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Are you interested in political world events? Do you want to play with one of the world's largest databases? If you answered either of those questions with a yes, keep reading - this will interest you! This article follows up on the promise to use GDEL...

Finding Better Mobile Analytics

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    When creating a mobile application, a developer imagines a model and the way users will use the application. One problem that developers face is that use...

Stretching The Limits Of What’s Possible

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    Designing with "big data" is a challenging task. Matan Stauber, however, took it to the next level. With an impressive outcome. Having studied Visual Com...

An Introduction to Chart.js 2.0 — Six Simple Examples

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If your website is data-intensive, then you will need to find a way to make that data easy to visualize. Humans, after all, are not wonderful at understanding long lists of raw numbers. That's where charts and graphs come in — they can make complicat...

Building Animated Components, or How React Makes D3 Better

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D3 is great. As the jQuery of the web data visualization world, it can do everything you can think of. Many of the best data visualizations you've seen online use D3. It's a great library, and with the recent v4 update, it became more robust than ever....