JavaScript 3: Building a map in D3

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Emily Merwin DiRico of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 8 at 11:30am
  • Location: Copper Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn how to create an easy D3 map by converting GIS data into nice, reusable TopoJSON, turning it into a 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

  • Emily Merwin DiRico is a news applications developer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She built the Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Award-winning website for the AJC's Pulitzer finalist project, Doctors & Sex Abuse. Emily has been developing data-driven applications and tools for the AJC since 2009. She is an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied multimedia journalism and visual communication. @emilymerwin

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