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Scale up your D3 graph visualisation – WebGL & Canvas with PIXI.js

Scale up your D3 graph visualisation – WebGL & Canvas with PIXI.js

05 Sep 2019 by Jan Zak · 3 min read Graph Visualization Intermediate

Do you use D3 for data visualisation and either you are considering, or already using it also for graph visualisation? Keep in mind that D3 uses SVG for rendering. While it is the easiest to work with API for drawing 2D graphics on the Web, its downside is that the browser keeps the entire DOM tree of vector elements in memory, even for elements that are effectively invisible. You might hit a performance drop with complex graphics, specifically for graph visualisation when you try drawing graphs larger than ~1000 nodes, or even less with complex SVG effects.At this time you...

7VORTEX: Systems Thinking Powered By Graphs

15 Oct 2017 by Miro Marchi · 9 min read Neo4j Graph Visualization Connected Data Analytics

The success of many enterprises greatly depends on their ability to gather useful information and process it in a timely manner. Automation is essential and so is presentation, giving tangible feedback, to decision makers. This is where technology reaches out to management, where science and design are combined to put the right people in the position of making better and more sustainable choices.Decision making is often a very complex task. Outcomes depend on a multitude of interactions between variables, actions, and actors at play in multiple contexts. While emphasis on individual aspects or subsets of interactions is very important, information...