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Social Data Visualization with Html5 and JavaScript

3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
This book is a fast-paced guide full of step-by-step instructions that teach you how to visualize social data using HTML5 and JavaScript.This book is for developers who are excited about data and who want to share that excitement with others. Developers who are interested in the data which can be extracted from social networks will also find this book hugely ...more
ebook, 104 pages
Published September 25th 2013 by Packt Publishing (first published January 1st 2013)
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Jan 13, 2014 Swapnil rated it liked it
Can you imagine the amount of Social Data that is available over the web? Consider people updating images, tweeting about trends, likes, dislike, favourites, etc. Social networking websites have ensured a great security of this data and at the same time, they also provide an option to create own /personalized applications to view data using credentials registered with them. Many applications we find these days that interlink our social network web account and allow us login without sign-up. ...more
Seng Hin
Jan 29, 2014 Seng Hin rated it liked it
In summary, it is a book for beginner to start connecting social networks and their APIs with JavaScript. And some examples to draw graphs with different web drawing libraries.

# Pros

This book compares bitmap and vector drawing approach by showing both canvas-based drawing and Raphaël drawing code examples.

Most of the code examples in latter part of book uses d3.js for social network data visualisation.

This book has detail code example of using OAuth with Facebook and Twitter.

It may serve as a qu
Andy Hall
Aug 23, 2016 Andy Hall rated it really liked it
This is an interesting book that shows you how to go about collecting data from social software applications such as Facebook or Twitter and how to use it to create graphs and other charts in a web page. I liked the the holistic approach taken by Simon, the author, where related technologies such as oauth are explained and demonstrated so that the reader is provided with all that he or she would need to put what has been learned into practice.

If you have existing JavaScript skills and are comfor
Johnny Graber
Mar 11, 2014 Johnny Graber rated it it was ok
The book is a good introduction but as soon as it gets interesting you reach the end. Reducing on fewer topics or adding 200 pages more and this could work. But the book in its published form doesn’t help much.
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