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75+ Tools for Visualizing your Data, CSS, Flash, jQuery, PHP

75+ Tools for Visualizing your Data, CSS, Flash, jQuery, PHP
Most people would agree that the old adage “A picture is worth a thousand words” is also true for web based solutions. There should be no discussion – Charts and Graphs are ideal to visualize data in order to quickly deliver an overview and communicate key messages. Whatever type of data presentation you prefer or suits you data (pie charts, bubble charts, bar graphs, network diagrams etc.), there are many different options but how do you get started and what is technologically possible? In this article tripwire magazine present more than 75 Tools for Visualizing your data on a website and most of the options available will be covered. If you are aware of a tool, script etc. that deserves to be added to the list I would kindly ask you to leave a comment to everyone’s benefit. Advertisement Introduction Images says more than a thousands words. The article has been organised into the following sections. How to visualize you data using JavaScript-based solutions jQuery Sparklines mooCSSChart

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3D Data Exploration - Visualization - Data Mining: curios.IT curios.IT is an easy to use 3D data exploration and visualization software available for Windows, browser (web applications) and tablet computers. curios.IT allows you to quickly discover patterns, correlations and structures in your data. curios.IT can be used to analyze all kinds of multivariate data (simultaneous visualization of up to 13 variables) such as financial data, transaction data or customer data. Data can be interactively explored in 15 different modes/viewers: Basic statisticsCorrelationsLinear regression3D data density viewer3D data density viewer (variant for comparing groups)Value distribution comparison (with dimension reduction to 2D)Matrix bar chart viewerGroup comparison for high dimensional data (with dimension reduction to 2D)Matrix chart for high dimensional dataGroup comparison for high dimensional data (with dimension reduction to 3D)Category comparisonGroup distancesComparing groups regarding a single num. variableSelf organizing maps / u-matrixRaw data (table)

40 Essential Tools and Resources to Visualize Data One of the most frequent questions I get is, "What software do you use to visualize data?" A lot of people are excited to play with their data, but don't know how to go about doing it or even start. Here are the tools I use or have used and resources that I own or found helpful for data visualization – starting with organizing the data, to graphs and charts, and lastly, animation and interaction. Organizing the Data Choice Free JS Datavis Library Since there are many javascript solutions for graphics, the purpose of this article is to consider only those that popular among developers. For completeness, here is a list of libraries that have been considered, but excluded for various reasons: PlotKit - has not been updated for more than 5 years;Chronoscope - website not available;Ortho - no interactive examples;FusionCharts - no free versions;ZingChart - commercial;Protovis - is no longer under active development. Developers recommend switching to D3.js;tickerplot - has not been updated for more than 2 years;HumbleFinance - these charts are no longer supported. Developers recommend to use Envision.js;

The Best Tools for Visualization Visualization is a technique to graphically represent sets of data. When data is large or abstract, visualization can help make the data easier to read or understand. There are visualization tools for search, music, networks, online communities, and almost anything else you can think of. Whether you want a desktop application or a web-based tool, there are many specific tools are available on the web that let you visualize all kinds of data. Here are some of the best: 20 Fresh JavaScript Data Visualization Libraries There are plenty of JavaScript libraries out there for rendering your otherwise plain and boring numerical data into beautiful, interactive, and informative visualizations. The beauty of using JavaScript for data visualization is that, if created correctly, your data will be highly accessible (usually via HTML tables). A long time ago (2008), I wrote about JavaScript solutions for graphing and charting data and this article revisits the topic with twenty more JavaScript libraries that you can use to bring your data to life. 1. Highcharts

Polaris Receives Highest Score in the Supply Chain Finance Enablers Index by AITE Group Polaris Rated Leading Vendor in the SCF Software Vendors Report 2012 Polaris Financial Technology Ltd. (POLS.BO), a leading global Financial Technology Company, today announced that AITE Group, a leading independent research and advisory firm focused on business, technology and regulatory issues, has positioned Polaris among the highest rated vendors in the matrix of SCF (Supply Chain Finance) Enablers & SCF Components Maturity Index. Visualisation Tools and Resources Drawing by numbers organises data visualisation tools under four categories - Charts and graphs; Mapping and mashups; Design, layout and presentation; and Data management tools. Browse through them below. However advanced their capabilities, most of the tools profiled here address fairly simple data and design tasks. They also have feature sets that anyone with a little technical knowledge (and some persistence) could use to make something. They all have acceptable support structures and materials and a degree of non-English language support.

Rickshaw: A JavaScript toolkit for creating interactive time-series graphs Graphing Toolkit Rickshaw provides the elements you need to create interactive graphs: renderers, legends, hovers, range selectors, etc. You put the pieces together. See Demo → gource visualisation tool Gource is a software version control visualization tool. See more of Gource in action on the Videos page. Introduction Roundabout for jQuery by Fred LeBlanc It’s ready-to-go straight out of the box, but if you want to get crazy, Roundabout is highly-customizable with an extensive API that allows for some pretty amazing results. Roundabout requires jQuery (at least version 1.2, successfully tested through version 1.7.2). It works in all major modern browsers and even some of the older, not-so-modern ones.

Supply Chain Finance and Factoring With the increasing demand for open account trading, China Systems now offers Supply Chain Financing and (Reverse) Factoring capabilities as an integrated part of its Java EE-based Eximbills Enterprise solution, which also covers the full range of Import and Export Trade Services. Eximbills has been awarded the SWIFT Trade Finance, Trade Services Utility (TSU), and Services labels. The solution can handle Buyer Finance, Supplier Finance, Invoice Discounting, Export Factoring, Import Factoring, Domestic Factoring and Reverse Factoring. It also provides support for EDI (electronic data interchange) and ISO20022 compliant SWIFT TSU XML messaging.

The top 20 data visualisation tools One of the most common questions I get asked is how to get started with data visualisations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practise – and to practise, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, I want to introduce you to 20 different tools for creating visualisations: from simple charts to complex graphs, maps and infographics. Almost everything here is available for free, and some you have probably installed already. Advertisement