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A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools

A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools

When I meet with people and talk about our work, I get asked a lot what technology we use to create interactive and dynamic data visualizations. To help you get started, we have put together a selection of the tools we use the most and that we enjoy working with. Read more

How We Visualized the Vividness of Geneva

How We Visualized the Vividness of Geneva How We Visualized the Vividness of Geneva

Over the last few months we've been kept busy with designing visualizations for the project “Ville Vivante”. In this post I want to show you our attempt to reveal the vividness of a city with a bunch of numbers and to bring a dataset to life. Read more

New Maps for the Web by Stamen

New Maps for the Web by Stamen New Maps for the Web by Stamen

I just left the Stamen studio where I had a brief chat with founder and CEO Eric Rodenbeck. He enthusiastically showed me their newest work: maps.stamen.com. Read more

Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal

Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal

Shan Carter's latest interactive for The New York Times offers four ways to slice Obama's 2013 federal budget proposal. Read more

Working with Data in Protovis

Working with Data in Protovis Working with Data in Protovis

Protovis is an open-source visualization library by the Stanford Visualization Group and has become one of the preferred tools in our arsenal. If you want to get started with the popular toolkit too, Jerome Cukier has a comprehensive tutorial about how to work with data in Protovis. Read more

Polymaps

Polymaps Polymaps

Polymaps is a free, open-source JavaScript library for making dynamic, interactive maps. It is the result of a collaboration between Stamen Design and SimpleGeo. Read more

Visualize Data in HTML5 with HumbleFinance

Visualize Data in HTML5 with HumbleFinance Visualize Data in HTML5 with HumbleFinance

Humble software development released a new visualization library called HumbleFinance. It is inspired by the Domestic Trends visualization of Google Finance, but uses pure JavaScript instead of Flash to display the data. Read more

Highcharts, Impressive Javascript Library

Highcharts, Impressive Javascript Library Highcharts, Impressive Javascript Library

Torstein Hønsi from Vevstein Web has created a really impressive Javascript charting library. Highcharts allows a developer to easily include interactive charts in websites or webapplications. Highcharts currently supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie and scatter chart types. Read more

Visualize Your SSH & FTP Behaviour

Visualize Your SSH & FTP Behaviour

Every time that you login into your local Unix-like machine or a remote hosting server through a FTP client to upload a file or use SSH to get your stuff done, you’re leaving behind a trail of evidence showing your online behaviour. This visualization tool unveils and visualizes this hidden data for you. Read more

AJAX Visualization Framework InfiView

AJAX Visualization Framework InfiView

I recently stumbled upond a Visualization Framework that seems to be around for quite some time now: InfiView. A video introduction has opened my eyes for it and I thought I share it with our readers. Read more

Cartagen – A Framework for dynamic Mapping

Cartagen – A Framework for dynamic Mapping

Cartagen (http://cartagen.org) is a vector-based, client-side framework for rendering maps in native HTML 5. Written in JavaScript, it uses the new Canvas element to load mapping data from various sources, including OpenStreetMap. Read more

Chroma-Hash: Non-Reversable Live Visualization of Password Field Input

Chroma Hash is a jQuery plugin that improves usability of password input by adding a subtle color code for password the user entered. The color code is non-reversible and simply gives you an indication about the accordance of the two entred strings. Read more

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