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Underscore.js and Canvas

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A class designed for beginner and intermediate javascript programmers.

You will:

learn techniques for data manipulation using functional programming ( with Underscore.js ( make pixel-density color maps with HTML5 Canvas ( use d3's generators to structure visualization The class will be taught in CoffeeScript (, of which no prior knowledge is assumed.

If you're trying to learn javascript but have been struggling with d3's complexity, this will help to get a handle on things.

The lecture will last about an hour, after which there will be plenty of time to play around with Underscore and socialize.

Bring a laptop.