20 July 2015

You Might Not Need QGIS

QGIS is a great tool when you have to work with geospatial data, but when you only want to do one or two little tasks, like r…

7 July 2015

How we created an interactive map of Europe with 100k+ areas

Recently we published an interactive map that visualizes where the population in Europe grows and where it declines. It is a …

25 June 2015

3D Map Library Roundup

This is a quick roundup about WebGL map libraries. Since IOS is supporting WebGL and the browser support is getting better in…

22 May 2015

Node.js Scraping Libraries

In this post I will show you how to use different libraries so you can get a rough idea of how to work with them. These are o…

14 May 2015

Replacing jQuery with D3

[tl;dr] You can easily replace jQuery in your visualization projects by using D3-only functions. When creating visualizations…

23 April 2015

How to create simple effects for map applications with CSS

In this post I will show you how to create some effects that let your maps appeal more interesting/fancy/weird. These effect…

16 April 2015

Visualizing data with Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana

When designing visualizations, we sometimes have to deal with bigger datasets than standard tools can handle. For example, M…

12 February 2015

Leaflet: Seven rarely used features

In this post I will share some Leaflet features with you I wish I knew earlier. It should help you to use the full power of L…

5 January 2015

Javascript Chart Libraries

In this article we will give you a quick overview about open source javascript chart libraries (mostly D3 based). Just leave …

11 December 2014

Visualizations of the #TortureReport

On Tuesday, the US Senate has released the Report on Torture by the CIA. It was interesting to see, how quickly visualization…