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This is part of an ongoing series of charts that are sometimes a little hard to understand – read the first part on waterfalls, bullets, and sparks here. Candlesticks are central to visualizations in the stock trading business, and legend has it that the underlying principles have been around for centuries now. The Japanese first… Read More »

There’s no doubt that we live in a world where immediacy is essential, experiences are defined by the ‘right here, right now.’ As a result, our reaction to any event is - “Are we getting this in real time?” From wildfires raging across California to Keisha’s stellar Grammy performance, or your next Facebook update -… Read More »

Underscore.JS, developed by Jeremy Ashkenas in the year 2009, is a JavaScript library that has more than 100 inbuilt functions to manipulate data quickly and efficiently. These functions, based on the datatype they are used for, can be categorized as functions that can be used to manipulate: Arrays Objects Arrays and objects (these functions are… Read More »

Analytical dashboards are reporting tools that help organizations study historical data to understand trends and foresee outcomes. Analytical dashboards are created using advanced features, like drill-down, given that they plot a large amount of data. The advanced features are also needed because users may want to filter the data for the simplest as well as… Read More »

How often do you access the internet when you are traveling, grabbing a quick lunch at your favorite restaurant, or while relaxing after dinner? Quite often, isn’t it? And not every time you access the internet, it is on the laptop. With a lifestyle that requires you to be constantly on the move, while also… Read More »

It’s 2018, and the world’s now certifiably mobile-first. Around 56% of us access the internet on smartphones. Last we checked, iTunes had over 2 million apps. And interestingly, after gaming, the most popular category is business - an area ripe for data analyses and insightful visualizations. Whether you’re targeting individuals or organizations, whether you’re making… Read More »

Released in 2010 Backbone.js is a javascript library which gives structure to web applications. Being one of the frameworks, it provides models with key-value binding and custom events. Backbone.js is used in many places for the development purpose. Some of the big names are listed below: Trello USA Today DocumentCloud Quartz Vox Gawker Media NewsBlur… Read More »

Meteor is a powerful platform for building responsive web and mobile applications. It uses modular components, full-stack reactivity, and data on the wire. It is a full-stack framework where you can build real-time web applications for desktop and mobile platforms. Even a beginner can quickly build something impressive and useful and that is why advanced… Read More »