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D3.js in Action, Second Edition: Data visualization with JavaScript by Elijah Meeks

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Part 1. D3.js fundamentals

The first three chapters introduce you to the fundamental aspects of D3 and get you started with creating graphical elements in SVG using data. Chapter 1 lays out how D3 relates to the DOM, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and provides a few examples of how to use D3 to create elements on a web page. Chapter 2 focuses on loading, measuring, processing, and transforming your data in preparation for data visualization using the various functions D3 includes for data manipulation. Chapter 3 turns toward design and explains how you can use D3 color functions for more effective data visualization, as well as load external elements such as HTML for modal dialogs or icons in raster and vector formats. Chapter 4 deals with the fundamental ...

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