JavaScript 3: Easy, breezy, beautiful D3 maps

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Carla Astudillo of The Texas Tribune; Erin Petenko of NJ Advance Media
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn how to create an easy D3 map by getting shapefiles ready into nice, reusable TopoJSON, making it into a nice map and connecting it to your data. You can then have these maps ready for future use by just switching out a few variables.

This session is good for: People who have a basic grasp of JavaScript syntax and have been exposed to the D3 library at some point.

Speaker Bios

  • Carla Astudillo is a data journalist and interactive graphics maker at and The Star Ledger. @carla_astudi

  • Erin Petenko is a data reporter for and The Star-Ledger, analyzing numbers, creating interactives and pretending to also be a reporter. She graduated from Rutgers in 2016 with zero coding experience and have been learning uphill ever since. @EPetenko

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