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Elijah Meeks, Anne-Marie Dufour
Foreword by Andy Kirk
  • May 2024
  • ISBN 9781633439177
  • 656 pages
  • printed in color
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Create stunning web-based data visualizations with D3.js.

This totally-revised new edition of D3.js in Action guides you from simple charts to powerful interactive graphics. Chapter-by-chapter you’ll assemble an impressive portfolio of visualizations—including intricate networks, maps, and even a complete customized visualization layout. Plus, you'll learn best practices for building interactive graphics, animations, and integrating your work into frontend development frameworks like React and Svelte.

In D3.js in Action, Third Edition you will learn how to:

  • Set up a local development environment for D3
  • Include D3 in web development projects, including Node-based web apps
  • Select and append DOM elements
  • Size and position elements on screen
  • Assemble components and layouts into creative data visualizations

D3.js in Action, Third Edition has been extensively revised for D3.js version 7, and modern best practices for web visualizations. Its brand new chapters dive into interactive visualizations, cover responsiveness for dataviz, and show you how you can improve accessibility.

about the technology

With D3.js, you can create sophisticated infographics, charts, and interactive data visualizations using standard frontend tools like JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Granting D3 its VIS Test of Time award, the IEEE credited this powerful library for bringing data visualization to the mainstream. You’ll be blown away by how beautiful your results can be!

about the book

D3.js in Action, Third Edition is a roadmap for creating brilliant and beautiful visualizations with D3.js. Like a gentle mentor, it guides you from basic charts all the way to advanced interactive visualizations like networks and maps. You’ll learn to build graphics, create animations, and set up mobile-friendly responsiveness. Each chapter contains a complete data visualization project to put your new skills into action.

what's inside

  • Fully revised for D3.js v7
  • Includes 12 complete projects
  • Create data visualizations with SVG and canvas
  • Combine D3 with React, Svelte, and Angular

about the reader

For web developers with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills.

about the authors

Elijah Meeks was a data visualization pioneer at Stanford and the first Senior Data Visualization Engineer at Netflix. Anne-Marie Dufour is a Data Visualization Engineer.

The technical editor on this book was Jon Borgman.

Guides readers through the intricate world of D3 with clarity and practical insight. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or just starting, this book will be invaluable.

Connor Rothschild, Data Visualization Engineer, Moksha Data Studio

Amazing job of explaining the core concepts of D3 while providing all you need to learn other fundamental concepts.

Lindsey Poulter, Visualization Engineer, New York Mets

A navigation tool to explore all possible paths in the world of D3. Clear schematics and nicely selected examples guide the readers through D3’s possibilities.

Matthias Stahl, Head Data & Visualizations, Der SPIEGEL

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