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16 Javascript Libraries for Visualizations on Datavisualization

16 Javascript Libraries for Visualizations on Datavisualization

Moment.js - A lightweight javascript date library 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

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 Highcharts is one of the most promising JavaScript charting libraries to hit the scene recently, with its large array of features including seven charting types (line, pie, and bar among them), the ability to zoom in and out of charts, and tooltips for offering more information about data points. 2. gRaphaël gRaphaël is a charting library based on Raphaël, a vector graphics drawing JavaScript library. 3. 4. jQuery Visualize Plugin 5. moochart 6. 7. dygraphs

Datavisualization Backbone patterns Building apps with Backbone.js Here, I try to document the good practices that our team has learned along the way building Backbone applications. This document assumes that you already have some knowledge of Backbone.js, jQuery, and of course, JavaScript itself. Table of contents Thanks 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. It’s open source and released under the BSD license, meaning that it’s free to use in your personal or commercial projects. See Roundabout In Action Add-Ons Roundabout is equipped to play nicely with a couple of other plugins if they’re made available. Roundabout Shapes by Fred LeBlanc Roundabout can move in more ways than just a turntable. But That’s Not All! The list above is only a list of the plugins that have support baked in, but Roundabout will play nicely with many other plugins. Learn Support New in V2 The code is also a lot cleaner and better commented, which will hopefully allow you to get in there and tweak if you want to. to this: Usage

d3.js Data Visualization: Modern Approaches - Smashing Magazine Build a Contacts Manager Using Backbone.js: Part 4 In part four of this series, we saw how easy it is to add and remove models from our collection, and keep the page updated in sync with the changes. In this part, we're going to look at editing existing model data. Getting Started We'll start out by adding another simple button to the template, which will enable editing of its data: As we are adding this button to our existing template, we can also add an entirely new template that can be used to render an editable form in which the model data can be changed. The new template consists mostly of <input> elements that expose the editable data. Next we can bind some event handlers for the new buttons we've added; update the events object in the ContactView class so that it contains the following new bindings: Don't forget to add the trailing comma to the end of the existing binding! Switching a Contact Into Edit Mode Adding a New Type Updating the Model Backbone models have a setter method that can be used to set any attribute. Summary

JavaScript -> TinySlideshow This file has been reported as broken because: thank you Rate File: 1 Votes (You voted 5) File Name TinySlideshow by Michael Submitted 17 November 2009 - 09:09 PM Last Updated File Type (zip - application/zip) Screenshot Not Available File Size 654.26K (Estimated Download Times) Views Downloads View member's files File Description This Javascript slideshow is feature packed and under 5KB. Estimated Download Times Dialup (56Kbps) 1 minutes 34 seconds DSL (768Kbps) 7 seconds T1 (1.5Mbps) 4 seconds Cable (3Mbps) 2 seconds Fios (10Mbps) 1 seconds Random Files Files Uploaded Today Download Statistics Total Files Total Categories Total Authors Total Downloads Latest File The latest file submitted was TinyDropdown 2 by Michael

Threads and Swing Oracle Technology Network > Java Software Downloads View All Downloads Top Downloads New Downloads What's New Java in the Cloud: Rapidly develop and deploy Java business applications in the cloud. Essential Links Developer Spotlight Java EE—the Most Lightweight Enterprise Framework? Blogs Technologies Contact Us About Oracle Cloud Events Top Actions News Key Topics Oracle Integrated Cloud Applications & Platform Services 16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools From navigating the Web in entirely new ways to seeing where in the world twitters are coming from, data visualization tools are changing the way we view content. We found the following 16 apps both visually stunning and delightfully useful. Visualize Your Network with Fidg’tFidg’t is a desktop application that aims to let you visualize your network and its predisposition for different types of things like music and photos. Currently, the service has integrated with Flickr and last.fm, so for example, Fidg’t might show you if your network is attracted or repelled by Coldplay, or if it has a predisposition to taking photos of their weekend partying. As the service expands to support other networks (they suggest integrations with Facebook, digg, del.icio.us, and several others are in the works), this one could become very interesting. BigSpy places stories at the top of the screen as they are dugg. Visualize Flickr Tags Over TimeTaglines from Yahoo!

Adventures in Mockjax | Ja.mesBrown JavaScript and Web Development If you are developing web applications that utilize Ajax (and most do today) and are using jQuery and/or Backbone.js, you should be building with mock Ajax JSON responses. You can view the code on Github: or the examples: Servers are slow / Rapid Iteration When developing against a local server, the ajax response will typically 100-300 milliseconds, but could even be longer. Endpoints Unavailable or Developing on an Airplane There are a number of reasons that an API endpoint could be unavailable and inevitably, it will be when you want to work on your application. Undeveloped Endpoints If you are working in a team, or even on your own project, and the server-side code isn’t completed yet, Ajax mocking would allow you to complete the front-end code before the back-end is complete. Unit Testing After rapid iteration, unit testing is probably the number one reason for mocking. Slow or Unavailable Server Simulation

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