JavaScript: Writing reusable chart modules in D3

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Sarah Frostenson of POLITICO; Jeremy C.F. Lin of POLITICO
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Tired of making the same line chart again and again? We’ll teach you how to write your own reusable chart module in D3, adhering to the basic principles outlined in Mike Bostock’s post Towards Reusable Charts. This session is for advanced users of D3 and will talk about how to write code that can work with any dataset. We’ll also address how to use node’s module syntax as a framework for organizing your code.

This session is good for: Advanced users of D3. 

Speaker Bios

  • Sarah Frostenson is a graphics editor at POLITICO where she tells visual stories and helps her team run elections. @sfrostenson

  • Jeremy C.F. Lin is originally from Taipei, Taiwan. Jeremy is a graphics reporter at POLITICO. He's a recent graduate of UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Prior joining POLITICO, Jeremy worked at Bloomberg and interned at the New York Times, the Washington Post and served as a Google Journalism Fellow at the Texas Tribune. He shares a name with a famous NBA player but no, he does not play basketball. @Jeremy_CF_Lin

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