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Data visualization on the web – getting started by evaluating existing concepts

Data visualization on the web – getting started by evaluating existing concepts

Data visualization is a hot topic: every day there is more data available in the world wide web that can be interpreted and visualized – the keyword is “big data”. Since the introduction of modern web technologies it is possible to create such data visualizations with HTML5, CSS3, SVG and Javascript. You don’t need to build complex visualizations with flash anymore. In this article I will give an overview of how to get started with data visualization in general. Additionally I will list some resources for the basic understanding of visualizations.

Working with geolocation and the Google Maps Geolocation API

Working with geolocation and the Google Maps Geolocation API

With the advent of modern smartphones, location based services are already used by millions of people. So maybe you’re thinking about using geolocation data in one of your projects. However, although location based services are very “in” at the moment, there are still often enough scenarios where you do not necessarily need the current position of the user, but another, specific location.