a curated guide to the best tools, resources and technologies for data visualization

Resources/Tutorials/Blogs

Geojournalism.org

Geojournalism.org provides online resources and training for journalists, designers and developers to dive into the world of data visualization using geographic data.

Chartopedia

Chartopedia

A beautiful and insightful index to chart types from AnyCharts.

HelpMeViz

HelpMeViz

A community of data visualization developers dedicated to helping you do a better job processing, analyzing, sharing, and presenting your data.

D3Noob.org

D3Noob.org

A fantastic blog and continuously updated ebook by Malcolm Maclean on learning D3 from scratch.

DashingD3js

DashingD3js

Master D3.js quickly and deeply with bite-sized expert screencasts from DashingD3js

Stats.org

Stats.org

A nonprofit of statisticians who aim to help other professionals understand the nuances of statistical science.

Scraping For Journalists

Scraping For Journalists

Scraping for Journalists introduces you to a range of scraping techniques – from very simple scraping techniques which are no more complicated than a spreadsheet formula, to more complex challenges such as scraping databases or hundreds of documents. At every stage you’ll see results – but you’ll also be building towards more ambitious and powerful tools.

Propublica Scraping

Propublica Scraping

ProPublica have written a series of how-to guides explaining how we collected a sample dataset using a range of techniques. These recipes may be most helpful to journalists who are trying to learn programming and already know the basics. If you’re already an experienced programmer, you might learn about a new library or tool you haven’t tried yet.

DataVizForAll

A free e-book explaining the basic concepts of data visualization as art and science, and offering hands-on tutorials in a variety of visualization tools and technologies. Available as a GitBook or as a PDF, EPUB or MOBI/Kindle download.

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