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D3.js in Action

Data visualization with JavaScript

Published by Manning
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book


D3.js in Action, Second Edition is completely revised and updated for D3 v4 and ES6. It's a practical tutorial for creating interactive graphics and data-driven applications using D3.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

Visualizing complex data is hard. Visualizing complex data on the web is darn near impossible without D3.js. D3 is a JavaScript library that provides a simple but powerful data visualization API over HTML, CSS, and SVG. Start with a structure, dataset, or algorithm; mix in D3; and you can programmatically generate static, animated, or interactive images that scale to any screen or browser. It's easy, and after a little practice, you'll be blown away by how beautiful your results can be!

About the Book

D3.js in Action, Second Edition is a completely updated revision of Manning's bestselling guide to data visualization with D3. You'll explore dozens of real-world examples, including force and network diagrams, workflow illustrations, geospatial constructions, and more. Along the way, you'll pick up best practices for building interactive graphics, animations, and live data representations. You'll also step through a fully interactive application created with D3 and React.

What's Inside

  • Updated for D3 v4 and ES6
  • Reusable layouts and components
  • Geospatial data visualizations
  • Mixed-mode rendering

About the Reader

Suitable for web developers with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills. No specialized data science skills required.

About the Author

Elijah Meeks is a senior data visualization engineer at Netflix.

Table of Contents


  1. An introduction to D3.js
  2. Information visualization data flow
  3. Data-driven design and interaction
  4. Chart components
  5. Layouts

  7. Hierarchical visualization
  8. Network visualization
  9. Geospatial information visualization

  11. Interactive applications with React and D3
  12. Writing layouts and components
  13. Mixed mode rendering

About The Author

Elijah Meeks is a co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Noteable, a startup focused on evolving how we analyze and communicate data. He is known for his pioneering work while at Stanford, where he was the technical lead for acclaimed works like ORBIS and Kindred Britain, as well as being Netflix's first Senior Data Visualization Engineer.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning (November 17, 2017)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781638351351

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