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Data Visualization with D3 and AngularJS by Christoph Körner

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Terminology and definitions

Let's start from the beginning. In the following chapters, we will discuss computer graphics and visualizations for the Web. Therefore, it's important to understand the basic terminology of this domain. In this section, I will refresh your knowledge of the two most common image representations (vector and pixel graphics). I will also discuss the web standards that are relevant for graphical applications (DOM, SVG, and so on). If these definitions are not new for you, then nothing can stop you from jumping directly to the next section.

Document Object Model

The Document Object Model (DOM) is the tree representation of the hierarchical elements of an HTML document and it was specified by the World Wide Web Consortium ...

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