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D3.js: Data Visualisation in the Browser on Lanyrd

Presented by Peter Cook.  

@ The Skiff 6 Gloucester Street, Brighton, BN1 4EW Map of The Skiff
'Mod Mood Quilt, Summer 2010' by daintytime

D3.js is a JavaScript library for data visualisation and interaction in the browser. Be it bar charts, pie charts, chord diagrams, tree diagrams or even force-directed graphs, D3 is your friend. D3 is an ideal platform for data interaction, due to its use of standard DOM elements, and can be used for both HTML and SVG.

In this talk, Peter Cook will introduce D3 by showing some data visualisation examples, giving an overview of the library's components and walking through some simple code examples.

Peter is a freelance software developer based in Lewes, East Sussex and is fascinated by the possibilities now offered by modern browsers for data visualisation, interaction and exploration. He recently created an interactive visualisation of his home energy consumption with D3.

Update: Slides from the talk

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Update: One-day workshop on D3

Peter will be giving a one-day workshop on building data visualisations with D3, at Brighton's Lab for the Recently Possible. It is running on 3rd July 2013, and repeats on 25th Sept. For more info, see

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Async meets monthly in Brighton & Hove, UK, to learn, discuss and play with JavaScript and related web technologies.

We host talks, hack nights, show n' tells and community events, all of which are free.

Doors open 7.15pm, main session begins 7.45pm, we end around 9.30pm and continue nearby for an evening social.