Getting Started with D3.js

NFJS, the Magazine - May 2013

It is an exceptionally fun time for JavaScript based data visualization. There is a surplus of toolkits, frameworks and approaches. Some are canvas-based. Some rely on SVG. One of the most powerful and compelling approaches is D3, based on the author’s time at the Stanford Visualization Group. This article will be an introduction to the powerful, declarative, and data-driven approach provided by the D3.js framework.

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About Brian Sletten

Brian Sletten

Forward Leaning Software Engineer

Brian Sletten is a liberal arts-educated software engineer with a focus on forward-leaning technologies. His experience has spanned many industries including retail, banking, online games, defense, finance, hospitality and health care. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary and lives in Auburn, CA. He focuses on web architecture, resource-oriented computing, social networking, the Semantic Web, data science, 3D graphics, visualization, scalable systems, security consulting and other technologies of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries. He is also a rabid reader, devoted foodie and has excellent taste in music. If pressed, he might tell you about his International Pop Recording career.

NFJS, the Magazine - May 2013

NFJS the Magazine - May 2013

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