D3.js in Action is a practical tutorial for creating interactive graphics and data-driven applications using D3.js. You'll start with in-depth explanations of D3's out-of-the-box layouts, along with dozens of practical use cases that align with different types of visualizations. Then, you'll explore practical techniques for content creation, animation, and representing dynamic data—including interactive graphics and data streamed live over the web. The final chapters show you how to use D3's rich interaction model as the foundation for a complete web application. In the end, you'll be ready to integrate D3.js into your web development process and transform any site into a more engaging and sophisticated user experience.
About the Technology
About the Book
D3.js in Action introduces you to the most powerful web data visualization library available and shows you how to use it to build interactive graphics and data-driven applications. You'll start with dozens of practical use cases that align with different types of charts, networks, and maps using D3's out-of-the-box layouts. Then, you'll explore practical techniques for content design, animation, and representation of dynamic data—including interactive graphics and live streaming data.
- Interacting with vector graphics
- Expressive data visualization
- Creating rich mapping applications
- Prepping your data
- Complete data-driven web apps in D3
About the Reader
About the Author
Elijah Meeks is a senior data visualization engineer at Netflix. His D3.js portfolio includes work at Stanford University and with well-known companies worldwide.
A mandatory introduction to a very complex and powerful library.
- Stephen Wakely, Thomson Reuters
Quickly gets you coding amazing visualizations.
- Ntino Krampis, PhD, City University of New York
A remarkable exploration of the world of dataviz possibilities with D3.
- Arun Noronha, Directworks Inc.
A must-have book.
- Arif Shaikh, Sony Pictures Entertainment
One of the most comprehensive books about data visualization I have ever read.
- Andrea Mostosi, The Fool s.r.l.
Table of contents
- Brief Table of Contents
- Table of Contents
- About this Book
- About the Cover Illustration
- Part 1. D3.js fundamentals
- Part 2. The pillars of information visualization
- Part 3. Advanced techniques
- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- List of Listings
- Title: D3.js in Action
- Release date: February 2015
- Publisher(s): Manning Publications
- ISBN: 9781617292118
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