Archive for the ‘Data Visualization’ Category

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 is a great library, and with the recent v4 update, it became more robust than ever...

Learn to Create D3.js Data Visualizations by Example

D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS. There are only three JavaScript libraries that I would suggest every web developer should learn: jQuery, Underscore and ...

Diving Into Procedural Content Generation, With WorldEngine

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  When I was young and learning to program, I was fascinated by the possibility of creating things that could live inside my monitor. I had the same feeling when I started to play with procedural content generation, which is to find the rules...

Interactive JavaScript Charts Using Data from Google Sheets

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Meet my friend Jenny. She recently started coding websites. She loved her job and was very happy until she met Steve, who has a reputation of being, let's say, not a very easygoing client. Steve had a lot of data in a spreadsheet and he wanted to displ...

Rendering Data in Yii 2 with GridView and ListView

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In my previous article about the Yii 2.0, I introduced the ActiveRecord implementation. Once you have some data in your database you’ll want to be able to show it. Yii uses DataProviders to interact with data sources and it provides some widgets to o...