Shilpi Choudhury

The JavaScript Developer is a series of interviews with JS developers where they share their stories, inspirations and life lessons. This is the third part of the series. Irene Ros is an open source JavaScript developer with a focus on creating engaging, informative and interactive data-driven interfaces and visualizations. She worked for a number of years… Read the rest of this entry »

What a match it was! There were tears, there were celebrations and there was drama. Mario Götze’s winning goal in extra time ended Germany’s 24 year wait for the World Cup title and gave her a 1-0 victory over Argentina in a nail-biting finale. But alas! Sunday’s match also means a wait of 4 years… Read the rest of this entry »

The JavaScript Developer is a series of interviews with JS developers where they share their stories, inspirations and life lessons. This is the second part of the series. Alexandru’s tryst with development started when he was about 14 and he tried his hand at modifying the Active Recovery Desktop files in Windows 98, to have… Read the rest of this entry »

The JavaScript Developer is a series of interviews with JS developers where they share their stories, inspirations and life lessons. This is the first part of the series. Brian Rinaldi is the Developer Content Manager within the Developer Relations team at Telerik. He was instrumental in launching the Telerik Developer Network. He also helps with… Read the rest of this entry »

Code minification (also called code minimization or code compression) is the process of removing all unnecessary characters from the source code. This includes removing all unwanted white space characters, new line characters, comments, etc. Code minification does not affect the functionality of the source code. It however, improves load time (and your web app’s performance)… Read the rest of this entry »

Lines drawn in the chart plot area to ‘aid in the visual alignment of data’ are called grid lines. Charts can have either vertical grid lines or horizontal grid lines or both. Fig: Column chart with horizontal grid lines Fig: Bar chart with vertical grid lines Fig: Bubble chart with horizontal and vertical grid lines… Read the rest of this entry »

Some wise man once said that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’. Very true, as data visualization does make it easier to absorb large amounts of information quickly. However, words play a crucial role too. How often do you encounter a data visualization without any text on it? This article talks about 5 text… Read the rest of this entry »

This is the third and concluding post in our Data Visualization in Education series where we showcase how different universities are using data visualization in a meaningful way.  The University of Texas (UT) System encompasses 15 educational institutions in the U.S. state of Texas, of which nine are academic universities and six are health institutions. The UT… Read the rest of this entry »