Monthly Archives: March 2016

Replacing Grunt/Gulp with NPM

Grunt/Gulp are Overkill (for me) I have come to the conclusion that specialized wrapper/runner systems such as Grunt and Gulp are unnecessary technical debt.  I had previously been using Gulp and all the pertinent Gulp add-ons that I needed and it … Continue reading

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Gapminder/Vizabi and the story of Burundi

Lately I’ve been droning on about the reusable player and the merits of being able to create frames of data which may be played out across a dimension (typically time).  I think the first time I really saw this in … Continue reading

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Pushing the Limits of HTML

Previously, I posted a visual of a single time-series against a global heatmap based upon the World Development Indicator dataset from the World Data Bank. So I wondered, could I display all the series from this dataset?  This is no … Continue reading

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Internet Adoption : The Movie

In my last blog article I discussed the reusable Player component.  So I’ve decided to put it to work on a real WDI dataset consisting of 5,166 rows.  This example plays a heatmap of % users on the internet mapped … Continue reading

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A Reusable Javascript Player Control

Anyone who has read deeply into my blog knows that I am a huge fan of motion charts.  However, adding that extra interactive dimension tends to add more than it’s share of complexity. So, with inspiration derived from multiple sources … Continue reading

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