I’m doing some form of data visualization learning for 180 days because I need to #JFDI. See post explaining how and why I’m doing this.
Visualization Worked On or Created:
Come to a realization that I’m not understanding some things – particularly formatting, as well as I thought, but I do understanding other topics, such as data munging, a lot better.
Knight Journalism Course for the Americas: Data Visualization and Infographics with D3!
Three Takeways from Module 4 Scaling and Axes (covering topics I thought I knew well but apparently do not so just ret-typing for remembering).
- The proper sequence of methods to use when binding data and creating new elements from data: .selectAll()data()(enter()append()
- “Dom is current state of memory of a web page that can different from page’s source and CSS”
- Ordinal Scales have a discrete domain, such as set of names or categories -> values must be coercible to a string, and the stringified version of the domain value uniquely identifies with the corresponding range value
- + symbol means “take this value and use it as a number” after a return statement