background preloader

Parallel Sets

Parallel Sets (ParSets) is a visualization application for categorical data, like census and survey data, inventory, and many other kinds of data that can be summed up in a cross-tabulation. ParSets provide a simple, interactive way to explore and analyze such data. Even though the screenshots here show the Mac version, the program also runs on Windows and Linux. Basic Operation To open an existing dataset, select it in the list and either double-click it or click the Open button. The horizontal bars in the visualization show the absolute frequency of how often each category occurred: in this example, the top line shows the distribution between the passenger classes on the Titanic and the crew. The middle dimension shows a male to female ratio of almost 4 to 1. Between the dimension bars are ribbons that connect categories and split up. Interaction Move your mouse over the display to see the tooltip telling you more about the data. Downloading Online Data Sets Importing Your Own Data

FlowingData | Data Visualization and Statistics Simple Complexity — An InnovaTech Blog Depth and Discovery: Powering Visualizations with the Google Analytics API: Juice Analytics Referrer Flow Curious about what sites are linking to you and what content is benefitting the most? Referrer Flow answers those question and shows how results change over time. Here is a brief video introduction: Referrer Flow is a stream of daily treemaps showing pageviews and bounce rates for various groupings of your website’s pages. Keyword Tree A list of top keywords isn’t enough to really understand how people are searching and finding your site. You’ll see a frequently used search term at the center and the words and phrases that are most often used in combination with that word. Depth and Discovery In designing these visualizations we focused on the question: how can we let users uncover the unexpected? The Google Analytics reporting tool is a great general-purpose reporting solution. The Google Analytics API is Google’s solution to this problem. Thanks to Nick Mihailovski at Google for his gracious support, help and encouragement and Avinash Kaushik for inspiring this idea.

FusionCharts v3 - Animated Flash Charts & Maps for web applications Protovis Protovis composes custom views of data with simple marks such as bars and dots. Unlike low-level graphics libraries that quickly become tedious for visualization, Protovis defines marks through dynamic properties that encode data, allowing inheritance, scales and layouts to simplify construction. Protovis is free and open-source, provided under the BSD License. Protovis is no longer under active development.The final release of Protovis was v3.3.1 (4.7 MB). This project was led by Mike Bostock and Jeff Heer of the Stanford Visualization Group, with significant help from Vadim Ogievetsky. Updates June 28, 2011 - Protovis is no longer under active development. September 17, 2010 - Release 3.3 is available on GitHub. May 28, 2010 - ZOMG! October 1, 2009 - Release 3.1 is available, including minor bug fixes. September 19, 2009 - Release 3.0 is available, including major performance improvments, bug fixes, and handy utilities such as scales and layouts. Getting Started How does Protovis work?

The real-time collaborative application platform Fast online code editing Cloud9 IDE provides a super fast, home grown code editor that beats the speed and scalability of most editors out there (yes even native ones). Go and give it a try! Test and Debug your Code Cloud9 IDE lets you build, debug, and run your Node.js applications within the browser. We Speak Your Language We support syntax highlighting in a number of languages like HTML, CSS, Javascript, Coffeescript, Ruby, PHP, Java, Python, C/C++, Scala, Lua— and more!

Home Hello, this is the Open Flash Chart project. Get graphs like this for free: How does it work? User browses to your web site.The browser downloads the web page which contains the Open Flash Chart.Open Flash Chart downloads the data file and displays the chart. When you add Open Flash Chart to your web page, you tell it where to find the data file. We also do pie charts. Why is that great? When the user downloads the web page, Open Flash Chart requests the chart data from the server. Add a bit of pizzazz to your bar charts! Is it complicated to set up? You will need to include the Open Flash Chart in your HTML, and you also need to provide the data file on the server. For a simple chart you would just drop the data.txt file on your website and point the Open Flash Chart to this URL. But what we really want is dynamic data that is pulled from a database or calculated or something. To make this a bit easier there are PHP, Perl, Python and Java classes to write the data file for you. Get started! Yes.

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics Advertisement Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. Designing An Infographic Some great tips for designing infographics: Keep it simple! Ideas for infographic formats include: Timelines;Flow charts;Annotated maps;Graphs;Venn diagrams;Size comparisons;Showing familiar objects or similar size or value. Here are some great tutorials on infographic creation: Creating Your Infographic Plan and research.If required, use free software to create simple graphs and visualisations of data.Use vector graphic software to bring these visualisations into the one graphic. Ultimately, if you have a little design skill, the very best approach is to create all the simple graphs and illustrations yourself using vector graphic software. Free Online Tools For Creating Infographics Stat Planet Hohli Hohli is an intuitive, simple online chart maker. Creately New York Times Many Eyes Wordle Tableau

40 Useful and Creative Infographics Six Revisions Menu Main Categories CSS HTML JavaScript Web Design WordPress Web Development Design Inspiration UX Design UI Design Freebies Tutorials Tools Links About Contact Advertise RSS Twitter Facebook 40 Useful and Creative Infographics By Jacob Gube Information graphics (or infographics) are graphical depictions of data and information. In this collection, you’ll find forty beautiful and educational infographics, displaying the uncommon spectacle of "art meets science". 1. The proportion of ingredients for popular coffee drinks and their pronunciation keys. 2. This infographic showcases the history of the Swine Flu, starting from 1976. 3. 4. 5. The top breweries and beers in the U.S. 6. 7. 389 Years Ago A rundown of the historic events in African-American culture. 8. 9. 10. 11. An illustrated guide at how the Global Warming phenomenon works. 13. A packed visual piece on tobacco chemicals and tobacco trade worldwide. 14. 15. 16. A graphical representation of consumer spending across the globe. 17.

Related: