Intro to D3

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Chris Canipe of Thomson Reuters; Jon McClure of POLITICO
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 9:00am
  • Location: Denver I
  • 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

  • I make charts and write a lot of code with the Thomson Reuters graphics team. I've also worked for Axios and The Wall Street Journal. I work from home in Kansas City, which is so great, it feels like a grift. But I'm trying to earn it every day. @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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