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28 Rich Data Visualization Tools - DevelopRIA

28 Rich Data Visualization Tools - DevelopRIA

Tools on Datavisualization A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools 07 May 2012 Tools Flash, JavaScript, Processing, R When I meet with people and talk about our work, I get asked a lot what technology we use to create interactive and dynamic data visualizations. To help you get started, we have put together a selection of the tools we use the most and that we enjoy working with. Read more Pathline: Connecting Designers With Scientists 18 Apr 2012 Tools We recently attended an interdisciplinary visualization workshop that was all about creating a dialogue between scientists, technologists and designers. New Maps for the Web by Stamen 22 Mar 2012 Tools JavaScript, Mapping I just left the Stamen studio where I had a brief chat with founder and CEO Eric Rodenbeck. The Visualizing Player 19 Jul 2011 Showcases, Tools Visualizing.org launched their brand new Visualizing Player, a terrific tool for embedding interactive and static data visualizations. Working with Data in Protovis 17 Feb 2011 Tools JavaScript, Tutorial

Visualization: Geochart - Google Chart Tools - Google Code Overview A geochart is a map of a country, a continent, or a region with two modes: The region mode colorizes whole regions, such as countries, provinces, or states. The marker mode marks designated regions using bubbles that are scaled according to a value that you specify. A Geochart is rendered within the browser using SVG or VML. Note that the map is not scrollable or draggable; if that's what you want, consider a map visualization instead. Examples Regions Example The regions style fills entire regions (typically countries) with colors corresponding to the values that you assign. function drawRegionsMap() { var data = google.visualization.arrayToDataTable([ ['Country', 'Popularity'], ['Germany', 200], ['United States', 300], ['Brazil', 400], ['Canada', 500], ['France', 600], ['RU', 700] ]); var options = {}; Markers Example A marker style map renders bubble-shaped markers at specified locations with the color and size that you specify. Displaying Proportional Markers Loading Data Format Events

Core Flex 4 – Elements vs Children « Bill White's Blog When I started using Flex 4 I tried to get up to speed by using the new version in a manner similar to its predecessor until I came across roadblocks or when I determined I was able to take advantage of the new features I had heard about such as skinning, states, etc. I quickly found that there were some obvious Flex questions that I was not able to answer without diving into the API docs and by playing with some examples so I could truly understand what is going on. I knew from past experience that Halo was hiding a lot of the dirty details about what was going on in the display list, but once you start using Spark, you will come to see just how much Halo was really doing under the covers and why Spark is a much more ‘honest’ way of working with the display list. One of the first things I hit was the term ‘elements’. What is an element? Is it the same thing as a child? So I started to really read the API docs, Flex source and blog postings about these topics. View Source View Source 1.

AIR pour iOS – Compiler une MobileApplication Flex 4.5 pour iOS avec PFI - Adobe Flex Tutorial - Tutoriaux Flex Builder, MXML, ActionScript, AS3 Le but de ce tutorial est de pouvoir compiler une application Flex Mobile en une application native pour iOS (iPhone / iPad). Les lignes de commandes présentes dans ce tutorial fonctionne avec la version présente de PFI (11 Oct 2010) qui pourra changer lorsque la prochaine version de PFI (Package For IPhone) sortira. La dernière mise à jour de PFI est disponible en téléchargement sur les Adobe Labs: En attendant de faire mieux… La prochaine version de PFI sera vraisemblablement complètement intégrée à Flash Builder Burrito lors de sa sortie, un peu comme BlackBerry Tablet OS et Android sont actuellement supportés. Le Packager For IPhone actuel gère seulement Adobe AIR 2.0.2 et pas les nouvelles API AIR 2.5. Encore une fois, lorsque Adobe aura mis à jour le packager, ces recommandations ne seront plus d’actualité. ou <?

28 Rich Data Visualization Tools We’re currently working with a dozen different clients, all web application (re)designs. All of these clients have applications and need equally visualizations to help their end customers analyze data quickly and effectively. What makes my job really interesting is that these clients are in different industries and are using different technologies. So we have pulled together a set of 28 tools for creating graphs, Gantt charts, diagrammers, calendars/schedulers, gauges, mapping, pivot tables, OLAP cubes, and sparklines, in Flash, Flex, Ajax or Silverlight. Ajax.org Platform is a pure javascript application framework for creating real-time collaborative applications that run in the browser. AnyChart is a flexible Flash based solution that allows you to create interactive and great looking flash charts. Axiis is a Data Visualization Framework for Flex. An addition in the Dojo 1.3 release is the new dojox.charting class. Flot

Chart Porn Maps Javascript API V3 Reference - Google Maps JavaScript API V3 - Google Code Release Version Last updated Monday, February 17, 2014 This reference documents version 3.15 (the release version) of the Maps Javascript API released November 15, 2013. This release version of the API is a feature-stable version of the API whose interfaces are guaranteed to remain as documented within these pages until this version is retired. To consult the latest (experimental) version of the Maps Javascript API, see the Experimental Development Reference. Reference Table of Contents Map Controls Overlays Services Map Types Layers Street View Events Base Geometry Library AdSense Library Panoramio Library Places Library Drawing Library Weather Library Visualization Library google.maps.Map class This class extends MVCObject. Constructor Methods Properties Events google.maps.MapOptions object specification google.maps.MapTypeId class Identifiers for common MapTypes. Constant google.maps.MapTypeControlOptions object specification Options for the rendering of the map type control. google.maps.MapTypeControlStyle class

The Liskov Substitution Principle » phpmaster Morpheus: Neo, I’m inside the Matrix right now. Sorry to give you the bad news but our agent-tracking PHP program needs a quick update. It currently uses PDO’s query() method with strings to fetch the status of all the Matrix agents from our database, but we need to do that with prepared queries instead. Neo: Sounds fine, Morpheus. Can I get a copy of the program? Morpheus: No problem. Neo issues a few Git commands and soon the following code appear before his eyes. Neo: Morpheus, I just got the files. The smooth sound of a computer keyboard fills the air. Neo: Morpheus, the subclass is ready to be tested. Morpheus does a quick search on his laptop and sees the class below. Morpheus: The adapter looks good. Morpheus hesitates for a moment and runs the previous index.php file, this time using Neo’s masterpiece PdoAdapter class. And then, a scream! Morpheus: Neo, I’m sure you’re the One! Another scream. Neo: What went wrong?! More screams. Morpheus: I really don’t know. So far, so good. Done.

AdMob adverts in AIR for Android applications « pixelpaton So how on earth do you get ads to correctly show in a AIR for Android application running on phone? This question has stumped me for a while now and with help from Ian Stokes ( I’ve managed to get it working. There seems to be still some problems with it, but at least this post should help other developers get up to speed with what necessary to get it running. UPDATE: Xavi Vives (@xavivives) discovered that the problem of ads no showing up was in fact due to there being no ads to show! I assume you already know how to publish an app to an Android phone. To display an advert within an AIR app you need to be able to load a webpage containing the adverts code. A few notes about StageWebView: It is only available to AIR 2.5 (and above) applications, if you try publishing a normal swf you will receive compile/runtime errors. So lets cover some basics. This will load a html page and display it normalHtml from Terry Paton on Vimeo. AdmobTest from Terry Paton on Vimeo.

Data visualisation DIY: our top tools | News | guardian.co.uk What data visualisation tools are out there on the web that are easy to use - and free? Here on the Datablog and Datastore we try to do as much as possible using the internet's powerful free options. That may sound a little disingenuous, in that we obviously have access to the Guardian's amazing Graphics and interactive teams for those pieces where we have a little more time - such as this map of public spending (created using Adobe Illustrator) or this Twitter riots interactive. But for our day-to-day work, we often use tools that anyone can - and create graphics that anyone else can too. So, what do we use? Google fusion tables This online database and mapping tool has become our default for producing quick and detailed maps, especially those where you need to zoom in. The main advantage is the flexibility - you can can upload a kml file of regional borders, say - and then merge that with a data table. This excellent tutorial by Google's Kathryn Hurley is a great place to start. Datamarket

Data Visualization Controls | Dashboard Components Dundas Dashboard is a web-based platform that enables development of custom, interactive dashboards. It acts as a central BI portal for your business, where users can visualize and analyze data from across the organization. Communicate More EffectivelyYou know that numbers don’t always tell the full story; sometimes an explanation is needed. Dundas Dashboard lets you post comments, ask questions, and respond to inquiries directly on the data, so that important facts don’t slip through the cracks. Our notification service sends an email when comments or replies are posted, which keeps you in the loop.Read More Data Analytics for EveryoneWith the suite of analytical tools that Dundas Dashboard offers, you’ll be able to create dashboard reports at the drop of a hat and receive up-to-the-minute analysis of all areas of your business. Dundas Dashboard Version 5.0 releasedThis release features support for big data sources.

Getting Started - Google Maps JavaScript API V3 - Google Code Audience This documentation is designed for people familiar with JavaScript programming and object-oriented programming concepts. You should also be familiar with Google Maps from a user's point of view. This conceptual documentation is designed to let you quickly start exploring and developing applications with the Google Maps API. Obtaining an API Key All Maps API applications* should load the Maps API using an API key. * Google Maps API for Business developers must not include a key in their requests. To create your API key: Visit the APIs Console at and log in with your Google Account. By default, a key can be used on any site. Hello, World The easiest way to start learning about the Google Maps API is to see a simple example. View example (map-simple.html) Even in this simple example, there are a few things to note: We declare the application as HTML5 using the <! These steps are explained below. Declaring Your Application as HTML5 HTTPS or HTTP

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