In this video recording you'll learn best practices and get useful tips in graphic design when working with data to create visual stories. You'll be inspired to explore data and share stories with data visualizations.
Originally produced live as an interactive tutorial for health professionals. Produced by Berkeley Advanced Media Institute with Mariana Santos, Interactive & Animation Director at Fusion, and Founder at Chicas Poderosas for CAHealthViz.
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Tutorial: Protovis Part 5: Swap external data
By Len De Groot
It's time to use what we learned it the previous tutorials. In this Protovis tutorial, we're going to change the bar chart that we made in the last tutorial into a line chart, swap external data files and build on the existing graphic. We're also going to use an animation technique to make it easier for users to interact with small visual elements like lines.
By the time you're done with this tutorial, ...
Tutorial: Protovis Part 4: External data and animated labels
By Len De Groot
Now that you have mastered the basics of Protovis, it's time to learn how to load data from an external data file. Using external data has two obvious benefits. First, it simplifies the
code, making it easier to work with. Second, the data can be updated
without having to rework the code on a page.
By Len De Groot
It also insures that they are viewable on mobile ...
Tutorial: Embedding Map Mashups
By Scot Hacker
Why does WordPress keep stripping out my carefully created map mashup?
Now that you've learned how to create map mashups, adding them to your site should be a simple matter of copy-and-paste, right? Not so fast - there are a number of issues you may run into when trying to insert the map embed code provided by Google and other providers to your site. We'll cover a few of those here.
For now, we're just covering this problem ...
Tutorial: Geotagging and Mapping Photos
By Timothy Lesle
One of the best ways to take advantage of the possibilities of multimedia is to include a map with your story. The use of maps have found multiple applications, from real estate to travel, even plotting sites where crime occurs.
Geotagging, or geocoding, is the process of tagging photographs with location data in order to display them on a map. It is increasingly popular as free online mapping tools become more sophisticated.
Here, we will introduce you ...
By Abbie Swanson
Created by the Silicon Valley-based company Zee Source, ZeeMaps is great for mapping lists. You can import address lists in industry-standard .csv [comma separated value] format. ZeeMaps will geocode the address and place the locations on a Google map. Each map marker contains information you've pre-formatted and identified in your .csv file and can include website links, photos and YouTube videos. After you've added all the information you want, you'll have a map that can be easily published ...