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The top 20 data visualisation tools

The top 20 data visualisation tools
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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. Make Professional Looking Logos Quickly And Easily With Logotype Creator Advertisement One of the first impressions a business makes is with their logo. It may be the first thing a customer sees when they look into your business, and if your logo does not catch their eye, they may just move on to something else. Of course, not everyone is a graphic designer with the skills to design custom logos, and while you can pay someone to do it, this can be costly. Do not worry, because I have stumbled across a cool website that will provide you with a professional looking logo free or for cheap. Of course, no website can replace the skills of a true graphic designer who can build a logo exactly to your specifications, but if that just is not in your budget right now, this website can certainly give with one that looks great.

Web Advent 2012 / Dealing with Email Image Blocking You probably get a lot of email and even more newsletters. My HTML email newsletters are all mixed in with my plain-text emails, and when I’m going through my inbox, it’s a quick and efficient process. I want to be able to get the point of each email quickly. When I open an HTML email and see rows of blank outlined boxes, I immediately think, “this isn’t relevant or necessary to me; moving on.” I very rarely decide to turn the images on. One alarming statistic found that 30% of recipients are unaware that images are even disabled in the first place!

Dust by LinkedIn Dust by LinkedIn async/streaming operation browser/node compatibility extended Mustache/ctemplate syntax clean, low-level API high performance composable templates Release 2.2.3 Civic Infographics — English By Giulio Frigieri The importance of perception for analysis and communication through infographics In his book “Graph design for the eye and mind”, Stephen Kosslyn asserts that “a good graph forces the reader to see the information the designer wanted to convey” and this would be the very “difference between graphics for data analysis and graphics for communication”[Kosslyn, 2006]. But are there any specific instances in which we can say that a data-based graphic is designed to describe, not to analyze? 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 *

Kool Architectural Resources and Sample Apps(mostly in .NET) « Insight's Delight 1) Domain Driven Design – a)Resources – i) Introduction to DDD ii) Domain Driven Design – Clear your Concepts before you start iii) Domain Driven Design and Development In Practice HTML_CodeSniffer – Check Any HTML With The Given Web Standard HTML_CodeSniffer is a bookmarklet to check if a web page validates for the selected standard. The bookmarklet is open source, has a slick interface and currently comes with a set of 3 standards that enforce the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. It displays the errors, warnings + notices and their details can still be viewed within the bookmarklet. The standards and their rules are hosted in the GitHub repository, so, once a new standard or rule is added by the developer, the bookmarklet will auto-update.

All About Floats What is "Float"? Float is a CSS positioning property. To understand its purpose and origin, we can look to print design. Three Innovations in Crowd Sourced Scenario Planning, Part 1 Part 1, An Introduction I’ve spent the better part of the last four years working on approaches to online scenario planning as part of my PhD. During this time I have designed and implemented three systems – each of which explored a different approach to crowd sourcing, engagement and online participation in futures work.

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.

A Gotcha Identifying the User's IP Address Recently I wrote a .NET based Akismet API component for Subtext. In attempting to make as clean as interface as possible, I made the the type of the property to store the commenter’s IP address of type IPAddress. This sort of falls in line with the Framework Design Guidelines, which mention using the Uri class in your public interface rather than a string to represent an URL. I figured this advice equally applied to IP Addresses as well. To obtain the user’s IP Address, I simply used the UserHostAddress property of the HttpRequest object like so. HttpContext.Current.Request.UserHostAddress StackSlider: A Fun 3D Image Slider An experimental image slider that flips through images in 3D. Two stacks resemble image piles where images will be lifted off from and rotated to the center for viewing. View demo Download source

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