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Google Visualization API Essentials by Traci L. Ruthkoski

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Fusion Tables

Google Fusion Tables is a GUI application targeted towards providing a simple data source in combination with a host of standard visualization options. The biggest difference between Fusion Tables and Spreadsheets is that Fusion Tables is a visualization tool first, then a data source, and does not include much calculation functionality. Like Google Spreadsheets, Fusion Tables has its own accompanying API. The API is primarily focused on SQL-like capabilities and usage of Fusion Tables as a data source.

Importing or creating data

To create an empty table or import data into a table, use the method outlined in Chapter 1, Tools and Setup. Select Create | Table in Google Drive. The Import new table wizard will automatically open. Select ...

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