30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization There have never been more technologies available to collect, examine, and render data. Here are 30 different notable pieces of data visualization software good for any designer's repertoire. They're not just powerful; they're easy to use. generatedata.com This data type randomly generates human names (mostly Western) according to the format you specify. You can specify multiple formats by separating them with the pipe (|) character. The following strings will be converted to their random name equivalent: This data type randomly generates names. It works in the same way as the Names data type, except that it creates slightly more realistic data sets since the names are mapped to the country; e.g. Italian names appear when the data set row has Italy for the country field.
50 Great Examples of Data Visualization Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information. And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner.
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
Visualising Data » Resources Here is a collection of some of the most important, effective, useful and practical data visualisation tools. The content covers the many different resources used to create and publish visualisations, tools for working with colour, packages for handling data, places to obtain data, the most influential books and educational programmes and qualifications in visualisation itself. * Please note there are another 40-50 items to add to these collections but they are going to be saved for now and launched alongside the new version of this website around April *
Scrape.it Describes a Better Way to Extract Data Ajay Ohri, December 20th, 2013 We have covered Web scraping before. As the amount of data that can be captured from the web increases, developers increasingly need a way to handle huge quantities of data downloads from the internet, both structured as well as unstructured. The basic underlying problem in creating custom scrapers is that websites often differ in the basic variety of formats, so a scraper that runs smoothly on some websites may return junk results on other websites. Scrape.it, a web scraper API, aims to solve this problem. Free Vector Infographic Kit This week’s freebie is a huge vector set for creating infographics. Included in the package are over 50 elements, ranging from graphs and charts to maps and symbols. Let your infographic stand out with these bold and beautiful infographic resources. In the download the filetypes are AI, EPS and SVG so you can use this kit at any scale, easily edit the color scheme, and the data points. Enjoy! Free License
Vector animals free flat design Vector Fast food icons vector set 690 22 2 days ago Gemstone vector download 488 47 2 days ago Cloud computing concept infographic 692 11 2 days ago Flat icon set for Web and Mobile App 824 17 2 days ago Pack Cups, Mugs and Glasses 442 73 2 days ago Gallery · mbostock/d3 Wiki Wiki ▸ Gallery Welcome to the D3 gallery! More examples are available for forking on Observable; see D3’s profile and the visualization collection. Please share your work on Observable, or tweet us a link! This Simple Data-Scraping Tool Could Change How Apps Are Made The number of web pages on the internet is somewhere north of two billion, perhaps as many as double that. It’s a huge amount of raw information. By comparison, there are only roughly 10,000 web APIs–the virtual pipelines that let developers access, process, and repackage that data.
How to make an infographic online: five essential free tools Given the popularity of infographics, you’d be wise to consider using them to help achieve your content marketing goals. They can be great for social sharing, blog fodder and inbound links. The last time I created an infographic I used – wait for it - Microsoft Excel. Thankfully there are now some far better options, and they're surprisingly easy to use.
25 Beautiful Flyer Design Inspirations As you may know flyers are the key to any public event. Of course now with the use of social media like Facebook and Twitter its easier than ever to spread awereness for an upcoming local event. However flyer are not dead yet, and are still heavily used around the world for promotion. Some businesses just don’t see the valuable use in social media and continue to do thing the traditional way. For example, church flyers are on old fashioned way to invite religious people to an event, and will probably be that way for years to come. As always,we have gathered some of the best flyers we could find. The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2014 It's always tough to pick my favorite visualization projects. I mean, it's a challenge to pick and rank your favorite anything really. So much depends on what you feel like at the time, and there's a lot of good work out there. Nevertheless, I gave it a go. These are my favorites for the year, roughly in order of favorite on down and based on use of data, design, and being useful. Mostly though, my picks are based on gut.