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Social Data Visualization with HTML5 and JavaScript by Simon Timms

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Preface

The world is an interesting place, about this there can be no doubt. We experience the world through our senses, which gather data to be processed by our brains. Frequently the world is disordered, requiring us to think long and hard to get meaning out of things. To ease this process, data can be transformed into other forms that are simpler to understand.

This book is about molding data into a form which is more understandable. It is about taking some of the richest data sources of our time—social networks—and turning their vast array of data into an understandable format. To that effect, we make use of the latest in HTML and JavaScript.

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Visualizing Data, introduces us to a world full of ever growing datasets. ...

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