CollectiveSun® Creating a dynamic dashboard in Google Spreadsheets to track sales for a digital product launch. Earlier this year I worked with The Write Life team to develop some behind-the-scenes sales data analysis during their 3-day digital bundle sale.
The team wanted a simple way of gauging progress and seeing how the different sales channels fared as the sale took place. The final dashboard I designed looked and worked like this (view the Google Sheet), and below I’ll show you how I created it: Introduction The Write Life (TWL) is an awesomely popular resource site for writers looking for hints, tips, recommendations and inspiration on a variety of topics. (Full disclosure: this website was founded by my wife, Alexis Grant). I worked with the TWL team beforehand to set some sales targets that we thought were achievable, based on our knowledge of the different channels (i.e. where the sales would come from) and some calculations on conversion rates.
My solution was to create a dashboard that was dynamic so the team could easily see progress and act accordingly. Creating a dynamic d3 visualization from the GitHub API. As someone who works with data on a daily basis, I’m always impressed and inspired by interactive charts and dashboards.
In this post, I’m going to discuss the steps I took to create this d3 visualization of the GitHub API. Data Visualization Tutorial and a Primer on Selections. D3.js Tips and Tricks. D3.js Demo. Jan Milosh janmilosh.com Clone the repo: github.com/janmilosh/d3js-presentation View online: janmilosh.github.io/d3js-presentation What is D3.js?
In fact Github Graphs are built with it so even if you weren’t aware, I’m sure you’ve seen it there. Overview. Background In Square’s new engineer onboarding program, which we call NEO, we offer short courses and lectures on a variety of tools that we use at Square.
Basic Building Blocks. Modern Browsers The five modern web browsers are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera.
DashingD3js.com will focus on the web browsers that use WebKit. WebKit is a layout engine software designed to allow web browsers to render web pages WebKit powers the Apple Safari and Google Chrome browsers. We will use Google Chrome for the rest of the sections for the Web Inspector Developer Tool. The web browser's main function is to display a web resource. The web browser requests a resource from the server using the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) of the resource. After the browser receives the requested resource it must interpret and display the resource. The Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) resource is the main markup language for displaying web pages. Inside of the tags, different attributes can be given. 1<tag attribute1="value1" attribute2="value2">Hello World! The starting HTML webpage we will use is: 1<! You can read more about HTML here => HTML. Basic Building Blocks. Using JSON to Simplify Code.
Fun with D3 Maps - Mike McDearmon. D3-Inkscscape tutorial. A UI designer often begin by sketching an idea, drawing a wireframe or a mockup and then implementing a functional prototype to test the interaction.
</div> These tutorials have been expanded into a book, Interactive Data Visualization for the Web, published by O’Reilly in March 2013. Path Transitions. When implementing realtime displays of time-series data, we often use the x-axis to encode time as position: as time progresses, new data comes in from the right, and old data slides out to the left. If you use D3’s built-in path interpolators, however, you may see some surprising behavior: Why the distracting wiggle? There are multiple valid interpretations when interpolating two paths.