Category: Code

Developing Du Bois’s Data Portraits with Python and Matplotlib (ongoing)

Read full story / My entries for the DVS #DuBoisChallenge2024 and my reason for joining this open data visualisation competition.

An introduction to scrollytelling: data storytelling using scrollama.js, d3.js and html/css

Read full story / Learn how you to develop interactive data stories using d3.js, scrollama.js, and html/css.

Avicii Open Data Art: Five Years

Read full story / Reflecting on the first five years of working on my Avicii open data art project.

My personal data visualisation project process

Read full story / Learn how I approach personal data visualisation projects. From ideation, to exploration and creation.

Developing a Minimal Watchface for the Garmin Forerunner 55 (and other watches)

Read full story / A diary like post about developing a watchface using the Garmin Connect IQ SDK.

Exploratory visualisation in Python: a little trick

Read full story / A trick for the exploratory analyst working in Python.

Generating an GIF animation using Matplotlib and Imageio

Read full story / How to generate a GIF of your data visualisations using Matplotlib and Imageio.

Book Review: Lady Astronaut’s Secret Messages

Read full story / I read about the Caesar cipher encryption in a sci-fi book and went looking for secret messages inside.

An easy way to generate custom colormaps in Matplotlib

Read full story / A simple trick to make single-color shades in Matplotlib.