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Experiments with ReactJS

TL;DR: tried ReactJS, went back to d3js. Web Components are on their way to a browser near us, and I’m not sure if I’m excited about them or not. On the one hand your HTML will be much easier to … Continue reading

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Narrative timelines

Historique is a new web application to make interactive narrative charts. It lets you create events with dates, people with pictures and displays everything on various timelines. Click on the screenshot to see a narrative chart of Raiders of the … Continue reading

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Tabale, a meeting organiser with an IVR interface.

One of the deliverables of the VOICES project is a meeting organiser web application. With, unsurprisingly, database tables for users, meetings, participants, time slots, etc; nothing a competent hacker couldn’t write in a few days using any web app framework. … Continue reading

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Simple street maps in SVG

As part of some data visualisation I’m currently working on (more on that soon), I needed a way to show simple street maps in the background of the data to be visualised. I looked around for existing SVG map renderers, … Continue reading

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Camera Capture Works Wonders

I’m pondering whether to write a textorizer app. (I know I should stop beating that dead horse, but I still get feedback about it. It’s a good testbed, too). It would be nice to be able to have it on … Continue reading

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