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Google Visualization API Essentials by Traci L. Ruthkoski

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Chapter 7. Dashboards, Controls, and Events

The previous chapter was dedicated to increasing the data capabilities of a visualization. This chapter discusses how to make customizable viewing options, allowing viewers to explore the visualization of data. Given that visualizations are such powerful tools, an increasing amount of scientific discovery is being attributed to data presented in exploratory visual environments. Even though the examples presented in this chapter are basic, it is feasible to extend Visualization API capabilities to more robust and complicated data models.

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Architecture of a Visualization with a Dashboard
  • Dashboard controls
  • Event-based visualizations
  • Transitioning between Visualizations with animation ...

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