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30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization

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. In fact, most of these tools feature simple, point-and-click interfaces, and don’t require that you possess any particular coding knowledge or invest in any significant training. Let the software do the hard work for you. Your client will never know. 1. iCharts 2. FusionCharts Suite XT is a professional and premium JavaScript chart library that enables us to create any type of chart. 3. Modest Maps is a small, extensible, and free library for designers and developers who want to use interactive maps in their own projects. 4. Pizza Pie Charts is a responsive pie chart based on the Snap SVG framework from Adobe. 5. Raw is a free and open-source web application for visualizing data flexibly and as easy as possible. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. jsDraw2DX 13.

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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 * Data and visualisation tools Resources and learning references

Visualising topography Here is the topography slideshow, otherwise read on.. Over the past few years I’ve been looking at lots of relief maps – i.e. those showing geographical topography, specifically land elevation, and I’m generally struck by two things. Firstly how the colour schemes commonly used seem too dominant, which seems to reduce the brain’s capacity for interpreting the geographical features being depicted. Here are the top Google Image hits for ‘world elevation map’: Top Google hits for “world elevation map” The second point relates to generally better maps that have been made with more concern for conveying information effectively – namely that many seem very bland, especially at small scale (wide area).

The 36 best tools for data visualization It's often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it's traded. As consumers, we're positively swimming in data; it's everywhere from labels on food packaging design to World Health Organisation reports. As a result, for the designer it's becoming increasingly difficult to present data in a way that stands out from the mass of competing data streams. Get Adobe Creative Cloud 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. Below are 50 of the best data visualizations and tools for creating your own visualizations out there, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Music, Movies and Other Media

Data Flow - Book Review Brief Review Data Flow is nicely produced and shows Information/ Data Visualisation from the more decorative part of the spectrum. Reading it is less instructional than a rigorous Tufte tome but if it makes others think of this area as a place they would like to work then that cannot be bad. And It is important to balance one's rigour with some vigour - and this book supplies alot of energy and enthusiasm. Let me tell you why - Longer Review Initially was a bit unsure of this book but I have come round to it.

Causation vs Correlation: Visualization, Statistics, and Intuition Visualizations of correlation vs. causation and some common pitfalls and insights involving the statistics are explored in this case study involving stock price time series. By Alex Jones, Jan 2015. As someone who has a tendency to think in numbers, I love when success is quantifiable! So, I looked into how my working at Cameron relates to the company's stock price. Alongside this analysis, I'll demo scaling and data manipulation to illustrate basic lessons of visualization, statistics, and analysis.

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! Visual Index Basic Charts 7 most common data visualization mistakes In my last article, I mentioned some of the best tools for data visualization. While all of them were powerful tools, they are only as useful as the hands they are in. Selection of the right tool is just the first step, the bigger job is to create an easy-to-understand visualization that makes data interesting and unambiguous. In dataviz, as in any other field, there are rules, best practices, guidelines and then there is common sense.

The 18 Best Infographics Of 2014 You could sift through piles of dense data sets in an attempt to understand the trends and discoveries that emerged in history, psychology, current events, and even fictional dragons in 2014. Or you could look at these infographics, which visualize otherwise overwhelming data as beautiful charts, graphs, and maps. Co.Design's Infographic of the Day series regularly showcases the best in data visualization, and this past year saw many stellar examples of the power of the well-designed visualization to illuminate information about nearly any subject, from the serious (the daily activities of Congress) to the frivolous (a visual compendium of the world's best dogs). We couldn't resist promoting Co.Design's own in-house data visualizations: the Great Wheel of Food Mashups and a map of each U.S. state's weirdest eating patterns (we're a bit food-fixated, apparently). Here, our favorite infographics from the past year. The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History's Greatest Minds

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.

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