Intro to D3

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Chris Canipe of Axios; Jon McClure of POLITICO
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 6 at 2:10pm
  • Location: M107
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn the basics of using D3 to make customized, elegant data visualizations. This JavaScript library gives you the power to draw online by harnessing the power of SVGs. We'll explain what makes D3 so great and demonstrate a step-by-step guide for making a chart that you can put to work in your own newsroom.

This session is good for: Those with some JavaScript knowledge.

Speaker Bios

  • Chris Canipe is an interactive graphics editor at The Wall Street Journal. He's been with the Journal since 2011 and works remote from St. Louis. He also teaches from time to time and will lead an interactive news applications class at Mizzou in the Spring 2016. @ccanipe

  • Jon McClure (@jonrmcclure) is the Interactive News Editor at Politico. Previously he was the editor of the data team at The Dallas Morning News, a reporter at The Detail in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a data librarian at the National Institute of Computer Assisted Reporting in Columbia, Mo.

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