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Data/GIS: Data Visualization on the Web (Advanced)

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Monday, February 03, 2014
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Angela Zoss
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Data & GIS Workshop Series

While many web-based tools are now available for developing standard chart and visualization types, there are many times when it is necessary to generate custom visualization types that can be shared via the web. JavaScript is one of the most popular ways of generating custom, web-based visualizations. This workshop, held in conjunction with the Duke d3 study group, will introduce a popular JavaScript data visualization library called d3 (http://d3js.org/). We will start from a working code example that can be modified and extended, using it to highlight some of the tricky aspects of learning d3. Some comfort with HTML will be useful for this workshop, but limited knowledge of JavaScript is fine. (For reminders about Data & GIS workshops, subscribe to the Data & GIS announcement listserv: https://lists.duke.edu/sympa/info/dgs-announce)

Contact: Angela Zoss