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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Data Visualization
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:16:26 GMT
On Thursday, March 14, 2013, Russell Branca wrote:

>
>
> They're both quite good for building simple things. NVD3 has a wider
> variety of display types, like pie charts, bullet charts, and the tree
> view. Whereas Rickshaw has a more interactive and real time support and a
> good example with:
> http://code.shutterstock.com/rickshaw/examples/extensions.html.
>
> Overall either make a pretty good 80% solution for getting something
> running quickly, but at the end of the day they're just wrappers around D3,
> and if you want a fully customized visualization, D3 is the way to go.
>
> If you interact with and filter data sets in javascript, D3 is a fantastic
> tool to have in your toolkit, as it provides a great set of utility
> functions for manipulating data, but the really interesting part of D3 is
> the concept that it gets its name from, "Data Driven Documents," which is
> basically a way to build data sets that change over time and to easily
> trigger state transitions when your data changes. Worth looking into, and
> lots of good resources out there to learn from. Also, the white paper for
> D3 is quite interesting: http://vis.stanford.edu/files/2011-D3-InfoVis.pdf
> .
>
> Hope that helps!
>
>
thanks! Yes it is:)
I will play with that during my flight . hopefully i will be able to show
smth.

benoƮt

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