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#The datajournalists' toolbox

A curated set of tools for datajournalists, with examples and gists.

##Complete list

####Javascript charting libraries

  • DC.js, multi-dimensional library used for powerful d3-driven dashboards
  • Chart.js

###Javascript mapping libratries

  • Datamaps, customizable SVG map visualisations for the web in a single Javascript file using D3.js

####Online tools

  • Datawrapper, upload/paste your data, visualise it, embed it
  • Using an API isn't that difficult - Tutorial written for Journocoders meetup, using BBC News Labs Juicer

####Softwares

  • Open Refine, to clean and explore your data, however messy it is.

##Contributing

Do you have a tool you use and that you would like to see presented here?

  • Fork the repo
  • Make your modifications
  • Create a pull request
  • ???
  • Profit!

Folder structure for contributions

    +--Tool's name
    +--About the tool
    +--Screenshot?
    +--Use case
    +--Examples online
    +--Gist (and screenshot)
    +--Link to the docs
    +--A step further
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