D3 (Data-Driven Documents) has often come up during our past Meetups so it would seem appropriate to dedicate a meet up to review exactly what it is and provide examples of what you can do with it.
1. VDV Group News (5 mins)
2. Into to D3.js (35 mins)
In this talk Manu Kapoor will be going over what makes D3 so special and powerful; with some code examples to get people up and running with creating their own visualizations. He will also be showcasing some interesting and popular visualizations created with the library.
Manu has been doing data visualization related projects since 2005 when he got his hand on an alpha version of Processing. After a Masters Degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a stint in the games industry for several years, he landed in Vancouver to work with startups with a data-driven approach. He currently works as a Front End Engineer for LX Ventures.
3. Member D3 examples and Discussion
-- Any member can should their D3 examples Please keep your showcase to 1 or 2 minutes. (15 mins)
4. Member Announcements
-- Any member can make a 30 second announcement (5 mins)
5. Networking & Wrap-up (10 mins)