This month we have another superstar up from Financial Times. We'll be getting a look in at some of the interactive graphics FT use, SVGs, D3, node.js and more! As well as the technical aspects, Tom will also be looking at some of the things that can go wrong and those things that can go right. Look forward to seeing you there!
A client side developer working in the Financial Times' interactive graphics team Tom is interested in maps, charts and visual explanations. His days are spent wrangling D3 and node.js and debating the merits of different colour scales for maps with anyone who'll listen. Previously he worked doing similar things at BBC News and before that at the Natural History Museum.
Making Tools for Journalists
Using the FT's browser based chart making tool as a case study I'll look at the process of making client side tools for use in the news room and in the field; considering design and technology decisions, what can go wrong and what can go right.
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