We have collated a number of training resources and visualisation tools below that have been mentioned at group meetings, this list is not exhaustive and will be updated (please email us if you have suggested content).
Training / learning resources
Data visualisation online course on Lynda.com (University of Bristol subscription): https://www.lynda.com/Excel-tutorials/Data-Visualization-Data-Analysts/178123-2.html?org=bristol.ac.uk
Data visualisation in ggplot2 and the grammar of graphics: chapter in the book R for Data Science: http://r4ds.had.co.nz/data-visualisation.html
arbor.js (a graph visualization library using web workers and jQuery)
cesium (open source mapping software, example code templates to download and work with)
Codepen (a social development environment for front-end designers and developers – find templates to work with etc)
Noomap (proprietary software but offered for free in perpetuity for Bristol Health Sector)
OpenGL (“cross-language, cross-platform application programming interface (API) for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics”)
R2D3 for D3 dev.
Superational (proprietary software based on arbor.js [open source] type functionality)
Visualcinamon provides super examples of visually pleasing design – building on D3.
Visual.tools (project to visualise quantities etc. Now open sourced [js] frontend and [python] backend)
Data analysis and manipulation
Pandas https://pandas.pydata.org/ (note that the ACRC at Bristol do free Python training using pandas)
Twitter feeds for inspiration
We’ve put together a list of Twitter feeds the group might find interesting. This is very much not an exhaustive list!!!! Please email us to add other feeds you find interesting, or comment below.
Data Viz Society
The Economist Data Team
R Graph Gallery