The included D3 examples use additional browser features, such as SVG and CSS3 Transitions. These features are not required to use D3, but are useful for visualization. D3 is not a compatibility layer. The examples should work on Firefox, Chrome (Chromium), Safari (WebKit), Opera and IE9.
Chrome has strict permissions for reading files out of the local file system. To view some of the examples locally, you will need to start a local web server. One easy way to do that is to install Tornado:
cd .. git clone https://github.com/facebook/tornado.git cd tornado sudo python setup.py install cd ../d3
We have provided a Tornado script for serving static files:
Once this is running, go to: http://0.0.0.0:8888/examples/index.html