I built a Datawrapper chart that doesn't look like a Datawrapper chart anymore ๐Ÿค”

This is also the last Weekly Chart that I wrote...weekly. Starting next week, all of us start charting & writing. I explain the reasons here: blog.datawrapper.de/weekly-cha

As a data journalist who is also a
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŒพ gardener and concerned about the , I started to look into droughts in Europe, found soil moisture anomaly maps by the European Drought Observatory and counted pixels to see how bad it is. (tl;dr: it's bad) vis4.net/drought-in-europe/

And today I forked Adams chart to use Loess regression instead of the linear model, because I thought temperature isn't increasing linearly (but maybe exponentially?)


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(asking for a friend - I'm not a dedicated fan of chart categorization even if it's by purpose, rather than superficial characteristics - the design space is multidimensional, heterogeneous and for the most part continuous or compositional)

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Has someone got a list of chart categorizations, with links to the likes of the outstanding Visual Vocabulary from FT? github.com/ft-interactive/char Has anyone done a metaanalysis of chart ontologies?

For those who might be interested, I am a comittee member for the 3rd "salon des refusรฉs" which will happen in Genova during the <programming> conference this spring 2019. We invite papers that will help us rethink programming. All the details here: shift-society.org/salon/call-f

It's not just plain old editing functionality but also novel things related to direct manipulation eg. @nolwenn 's super cool StickyLines research, here's my early PoC screengrab (not sure if the animation works in a toot):

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Book reco? I've been implementing basic design software functions (think Ai, Sketch etc.) as part of the Canvas effort in Kibana. An example shows drag, rotate and snapping: discuss.elastic.co/t/canvas-bl It's going well but developing direct manipulation for a CAD-like app is not trivial ๐Ÿ˜€ Does anyone have book recommendations specifically for CAD-like editing interactions? Beyond standard things like finite state machines, constraints etc. Interested in learning from others' practices and techniques.

Is anyone else here building data exploration interfaces? What's your stack? Link to recent work!

I'm in react / d3 / canvas

OK one pick, casting $ on the vertical dimension and % on the horizontal feels a bit unusual; I'd write that area (rather than height) represents amounts, even if the rectangles remain identical.

Hi everyone, I'm a former financial analyst slowly turned datavis maker then toolmaker. Currently a remote dev for Plotly, mostly to blame for crossfiltered dashboards, Forkey diagram, infinity table, (WebGL) parcoords, pointcloud, double precision WebGL charts, some 3D work using D3, regl, stack.gl, react, JS. Prototyping lightweight, fast real time configurable charting on the side.


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