Visual Storytelling with D3 : An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript, Paperback / softback Book

Visual Storytelling with D3 : An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript Paperback / softback


Master D3, Today's Most Powerful Tool for Visualizing Data on the Web Data-driven graphics are everywhere these days, from websites and mobile apps to interactive journalism and high-end presentations.

Using D3, you can create graphics that are visually stunning and powerfully effective.

Visual Storytelling with D3 is a hands-on, full-color tutorial that teaches you to design charts and data visualizations to tell your story quickly and intuitively, and that shows you how to wield the powerful D3 JavaScript library. Drawing on his extensive experience as a professional graphic artist, writer, and programmer, Ritchie S.

King walks you through a complete sample project-from conception through data selection and design.

Step by step, you'll build your skills, mastering increasingly sophisticated graphical forms and techniques.

If you know a little HTML and CSS, you have all the technical background you'll need to master D3. This tutorial is for web designers creating graphics-driven sites, services, tools, or dashboards; online journalists who want to visualize their content; researchers seeking to communicate their results more intuitively; marketers aiming to deepen their connections with customers; and for any data visualization enthusiast. Coverage includes Identifying a data-driven story and telling it visuallyCreating and manipulating beautiful graphical elements with SVGShaping web pages with D3Structuring data so D3 can easily visualize itUsing D3's data joins to connect your data to the graphical elements on a web pageSizing and scaling charts, and adding axes to themLoading and filtering data from external standalone datasetsAnimating your charts with D3's transitionsAdding interactivity to visualizations, including a play button that cycles through different views of your dataFinding D3 resources and getting involved in the thriving online D3 community About the Website All of this book's examples are available at, along with video tutorials, updates, supporting material, and even more examples, as they become available.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
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  • Category: Web graphics & design
  • ISBN: 9780321933171



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