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Learning D3.js Mapping by Oscar Villarreal, Thomas Newton

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Chapter 4. Creating a Map

It's been quite a ride so far. We've gone through all the different aspects that encompass the creation of a map. We've touched on the basics of SVG, JavaScript, and D3. Now, it's time to put all the pieces together and actually have a final deliverable product. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics through a series of experiments:

  • Foundation – creating your basic map
  • Experiment 1 – adjusting the bounding box
  • Experiment 2 – creating choropleths
  • Experiment 3 – adding click events to our visualization
  • Experiment 4 – using updates and transitions to enhance our visualization
  • Experiment 5 – adding points of interest
  • Experiment 6 – adding visualizations as a point of interest

Foundation – creating your basic map

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