These tutorials aim to be
These tutorials evolved out of my own process of learning how to use D3. You already know that D3 is an extraordinary tool for mapping data within web pages, written by Mike Bostock. Many people, including myself, come to D3 with backgrounds in design, mapping, and data visualization, but not programming and computer science.
My goal is to reduce that learning time, so you can start creating awesome stuff sooner.
Each tutorial includes
You are welcome to copy, adapt, modify and reuse the example code in these tutorials for whatever purpose you like, commercial or otherwise. For all other tutorial content and design, however, I retain the copyright.
In service to all of the above, I may gloss over some technical points, grossly oversimplifying important concepts fundamental to computer science in ways that will make true software engineers recoil. That’s fine, because I’m writing for artists and designers here, not engineers.