Bocoup’s OpenVis conference is by far my favorite conference of all time. I was only able to go one day in 2014, but I participated fully in 2013 and 2015, and I’ve loved every session. Before I forget (which I did last year…) I am going to write down/copy over my notes here.
Languages and libraries to checkout:
- Vega: A Visualization Grammer
- learnjsdata.com — awesome.
- odyssey.js — so cool.
- Three JS
- Two JS and patapap.com
- maptime — very cool idea!
- textures JS – for maps but not color. Awesome.
- impress JS
- Lichen and Moebio Framework by Santiago Ortiz
- React presentation — react and flux
- python fab deployment
- NPR’s responsive iframe and Pym JS library
- Visual Analytics Lab @ Tufts
- Pixi JS
- So you think you can Scroll
Ideas, cool presentations, quotes etc:
- “Treat user input as first-class streaming data” – Jeffrey Heer
- “Scrollytelling” “Web is a story telling medium” – Jim Vallandingham (and here is how, and thought on that by Mike Bostock)
- “Editing is not simplifying, but clarifying.” – Nigel Holms on “Context”
- “Million, billion and trillion is confusing. It should be mln, billion, trillllllllllion.” – Holms
- “Getting your web development environment ready = Mise en place” – Alyson Hurt
This conference is awesome and looking forward to next years!