JavaScript: Writing reusable chart modules in D3

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Sarah Frostenson of POLITICO; Jeremy C.F. Lin of Bloomberg News
  • 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

  • Originally from Taiwan, Jeremy C.F. Lin is a graphics data journalist at Bloomberg News where he focuses on visual storytelling, charts and maps. Previously, he worked at POLITICO, the Washington Post, the New York Times and the Texas Tribune. He received his master’s degree from UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. And no, he has never played in the NBA. @Jeremy_CF_Lin

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