The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com Tech Made Simple CC Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 30 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:47:33 GMT Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:47:33 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss yaki The New Linode Cloud: SSDs, Double RAM & much more http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/17/1629 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/17/1629/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/17/1629/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Wow. Right when I was stealthily planning to move away…</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/17/1629#the-new-linode-cloud--ssds--double-ram---much-more" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/17/1629#the-new-linode-cloud--ssds--double-ram---much-more">&#x262F;</a></small> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:29:49 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/17/1629#the-new-linode-cloud--ssds--double-ram---much-more wiki Visualization http://the.taoofmac.com/space/infoviz <div style="-webkit-border-radius: 8px; background-color: #ccf; color: #000; border: 1px solid #aaf; margin: 0; padding: 3px; overflow: hidden;"><i>This is an update to an item originally published on Tuesday, Apr 15<sup>th</sup> 2008.</i></div><br clear="all"/><p>This is a list of miscellaneous resources I’ve come across dealing with data visualization in several forms.</p> <p>These are mostly utility libraries and viewers that I had scattered all over the place and that are best concentrated on a single page for reference.</p> <blockquote> <p>The <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/infoviz/Graphs" class="wiki" title="infoviz/Graphs is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Graphs</a> and <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/Graphing_and_Visualization" class="wikiunknown" title="Graphing_and_Visualization is not defined yet">Graphing and Visualization</a> pages will be subsumed by this one in the fullness of time.</p> </blockquote> <p>Ratings are entirely subjective based on my interest.</p> <h3><a name="Graphs"></a>Graphs</h3> <table class="compact" style="background:transparent; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-collapse: collapse;"> <thead> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Date</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Link</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Type</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Formats</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Rating</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Notes</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2014</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Apr 16</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://visjs.org" title="external link to http://visjs.org" class="http" rel="http://visjs.org">vis.js</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Can do timelines besides graphs.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2013</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Sep 29</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://sigmajs.org" title="external link to http://sigmajs.org" class="http" rel="http://sigmajs.org">sigma.js</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A library for direct interaction with <span class="caps">GEXF</span> representations</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2012</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Nov 28</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://gephi.org/" title="external link to http://gephi.org/" class="http" rel="http://gephi.org/">Gephi</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Java" class="wiki" title="dev/Java was updated 9 months, 1 week ago">Java</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">GL</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A very nice platform for interactive graphs</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Jun 12</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://ubietylab.net/ubigraph/" title="external link to http://ubietylab.net/ubigraph/" class="http" rel="http://ubietylab.net/ubigraph/">UbiGraph</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">OpenGL</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">N/A</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">An awesome client-server approach that can handle thousands of dynamic nodes and has a number of language bindings.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2011</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Feb 10</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://code.google.com/p/canviz/" title="external link to http://code.google.com/p/canviz/" class="http" rel="http://code.google.com/p/canviz/">canviz</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A browser-side <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/Graphviz" class="wiki" title="apps/Graphviz is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Graphviz</a> implementation.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td rowspan="6" style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Previously</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/Graphviz" class="wiki" title="apps/Graphviz is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Graphviz</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Desktop and <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/cli" class="wiki" title="cli is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps" title="Command-Line Interface">CLI</span></a> app</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">The quintessential graph rendering application, also available with a spiffy <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Apple/OSX" class="wiki" title="com/Apple/OSX was updated 7 years, 8 months ago">Mac OS X</a> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUI" title="link to GUI on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:GUI"><span class="caps">GUI</span></a></td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://hypertree.woot.com.ar/" title="external link to http://hypertree.woot.com.ar/" class="http" rel="http://hypertree.woot.com.ar/">The JavaScript Canvas Hyperbolic Tree</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Very good interactive navigation</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.unwieldy.net/moowheel/" title="external link to http://www.unwieldy.net/moowheel/" class="http" rel="http://www.unwieldy.net/moowheel/">Moowheel</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Not much interaction, but good visuals</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.creativesynthesis.net/blog/projects/graph-gear/" title="external link to http://www.creativesynthesis.net/blog/projects/graph-gear/" class="http" rel="http://www.creativesynthesis.net/blog/projects/graph-gear/">Graph Gear</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Viewer</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Flash" class="wiki" title="dev/Flash is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Flash</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A bit too funky for my taste – might be usable after a thorough visual review</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.jsviz.org" title="external link to http://www.jsviz.org" class="http" rel="http://www.jsviz.org">jsViz</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a>, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VML" title="link to VML on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:VML"><span class="caps">VML</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Impressively fast</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://hypergraph.sourceforge.net/" title="external link to http://hypergraph.sourceforge.net/" class="http" rel="http://hypergraph.sourceforge.net/">Hypergraph</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Java" class="wiki" title="dev/Java was updated 9 months, 1 week ago">Java</a> applet</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">N/A</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Slow and pokey</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3>Scientific Visualization</h3> <table class="compact" style="background:transparent; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-collapse: collapse;"> <thead> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Date</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Link</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Type</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Formats</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Rating</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Notes</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2011</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Jul 28</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://libcinder.org/" title="external link to http://libcinder.org/" class="http" rel="http://libcinder.org/">cinder</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Cplusplus" class="wiki" title="dev/Cplusplus is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">C++</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">GL</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Very high performance native code, with Mac/Xcode support.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Jul 13</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://mbostock.github.com/d3/" title="external link to http://mbostock.github.com/d3/" class="http" rel="http://mbostock.github.com/d3/">d3.js</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Allows for interesting interactivity.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Feb 23</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://senchalabs.github.com/philogl/" title="external link to http://senchalabs.github.com/philogl/" class="http" rel="http://senchalabs.github.com/philogl/">philogl</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">GL</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">WebGL library – impressive.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Feb 20</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://had.co.nz/ggplot2/" title="external link to http://had.co.nz/ggplot2/" class="http" rel="http://had.co.nz/ggplot2/">ggplot2</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/R" class="wiki" title="apps/R is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">R</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Very interesting, if niche.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2010</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td rowspan="4" style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Earlier</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://mayavi.sourceforge.net/" title="external link to http://mayavi.sourceforge.net/" class="http" rel="http://mayavi.sourceforge.net/">MayaVi</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Desktop app</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Heavy-duty scientific visualization tool</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/" title="external link to http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/" class="http" rel="http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/">matplotlib</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Python" class="wiki" title="dev/Python was updated 5 months, 1 week ago">Python</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/backends.html" title="external link to http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/backends.html" class="http" rel="http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/backends.html">Too many to list</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Inspired by <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MATLAB" title="link to MATLAB on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:MATLAB"><span class="caps">MATLAB</span></a>. Good for publication quality output. Extremely sophisticated (and complex), looks better using <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/infoviz/matplotlibrc.txt" title="link to attached file matplotlibrc.txt" class="linkedfile">this config file</a></td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/SciGraphica" class="wiki" title="apps/SciGraphica is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">SciGraphica</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Desktop app</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Competent <a href="http://www.gtk.org" title="external link to http://www.gtk.org" class="http" rel="http://www.gtk.org"><span class="caps">GTK</span></a> app, hasn’t been updated since 2005</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/R" class="wiki" title="apps/R is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">R</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Desktop app</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Focuses on statistical computing, graphics are a competent add-on.</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3>Charting and Plotting</h3> <table class="compact" style="background:transparent; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-collapse: collapse;"> <thead> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Date</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Link</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Type</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Formats</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Rating</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Notes</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2013</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Nov 15</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://chartjs.devexpress.com/" title="external link to http://chartjs.devexpress.com/" class="http" rel="http://chartjs.devexpress.com/">chartjs</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><plugin name="“rating”" value="“4”"></plugin></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Nice design, but free only for non-commercial use.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2012</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Nov 28</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://dan.iel.fm/xkcd/" title="external link to http://dan.iel.fm/xkcd/" class="http" rel="http://dan.iel.fm/xkcd/"><span class="caps">XKCD</span> charts in D3</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">N/A</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="0 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/0.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">I just had to make note of this.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Oct 30</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://square.github.com/crossfilter/" title="external link to http://square.github.com/crossfilter/" class="http" rel="http://square.github.com/crossfilter/">crossfilter</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">N/A</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A library for exploring large multivariate datasets in the browser.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Jul 12</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://code.shutterstock.com/rickshaw/" title="external link to http://code.shutterstock.com/rickshaw/" class="http" rel="http://code.shutterstock.com/rickshaw/">rickshaw</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Another D3 wrapper.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">May 3</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://novus.github.com/nvd3/" title="external link to http://novus.github.com/nvd3/" class="http" rel="http://novus.github.com/nvd3/">nvd3.js</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A simplified D3 wrapper that I found terribly useful.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Apr 25</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://square.github.com/cubism/" title="external link to http://square.github.com/cubism/" class="http" rel="http://square.github.com/cubism/">Cubism.js</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A D3 plugin that supports horizon charts, one of my personal favorites for time series visualization.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Apr 16</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.humblesoftware.com/envision" title="external link to http://www.humblesoftware.com/envision" class="http" rel="http://www.humblesoftware.com/envision">Envision</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">An extension of HumbleFinance (below) with extra features.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Jan 12</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://shutterstock.github.com/rickshaw/" title="external link to http://shutterstock.github.com/rickshaw/" class="http" rel="http://shutterstock.github.com/rickshaw/">Rickshaw</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Optimized for real-time line/bar charts</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2011</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Apr 9</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://graphite.wikidot.com/start" title="external link to http://graphite.wikidot.com/start" class="http" rel="http://graphite.wikidot.com/start">Graphite</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Python" class="wiki" title="dev/Python was updated 5 months, 1 week ago">Python</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Misc.</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A complete data collection and real time charting framework.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2010</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Sep 20</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://github.com/martine/webtreemap" title="external link to http://github.com/martine/webtreemap" class="http" rel="http://github.com/martine/webtreemap">webtreemap</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Brilliant treemap code.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Aug 3</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://github.com/jsundram/streamgraph.js" title="external link to http://github.com/jsundram/streamgraph.js" class="http" rel="http://github.com/jsundram/streamgraph.js">streamgraph.js</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">An elegant streamgraph implementation.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Mar 13</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.humblesoftware.com/finance/index" title="external link to http://www.humblesoftware.com/finance/index" class="http" rel="http://www.humblesoftware.com/finance/index">HumbleFinance</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A very good reimplementation of the <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google" class="wiki" title="com/Google is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Google</a> Finance charts.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2009</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Nov 2</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://vis.stanford.edu/protovis/" title="external link to http://vis.stanford.edu/protovis/" class="http" rel="http://vis.stanford.edu/protovis/">Protovis</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Seems pretty damn good and provides an amazing array of output formats with a simple approach to coding.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Jun 6</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/javascript-ajax/fun-with-canvas-create-a-jquery-graph-plugin/" title="external link to http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/javascript-ajax/fun-with-canvas-create-a-jquery-graph-plugin/" class="http" rel="http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/javascript-ajax/fun-with-canvas-create-a-jquery-graph-plugin/">Fun With Canvas: Create a jQuery Graph Plugin</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Simple and effective</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td rowspan="2" style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">May 23</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.axiis.org/index.html" title="external link to http://www.axiis.org/index.html" class="http" rel="http://www.axiis.org/index.html">Axiis : Data Visualization Framework</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Flex" title="link to Adobe_Flex on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:Adobe_Flex">Flex</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Flash" class="wiki" title="dev/Flash is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Flash</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Built atop Degrafa, adding a few layout primitives and other building blocks.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.degrafa.org/" title="external link to http://www.degrafa.org/" class="http" rel="http://www.degrafa.org/">Degrafa : Declarative Graphics Framework</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Flex" title="link to Adobe_Flex on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:Adobe_Flex">Flex</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Flash" class="wiki" title="dev/Flash is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Flash</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Seems very flexible and powerful.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Mar 03</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.rgraph.org/" title="external link to http://www.rgraph.org/" class="http" rel="http://www.rgraph.org/">RGraph</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Pretty extensive, does interaction, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gantt_chart" title="link to Gantt_chart on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:Gantt_chart">Gantt</a> charts, supports <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII" title="link to ASCII on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:ASCII"><span class="caps">ASCII</span></a> text rendering as well.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Jan 28</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://jsxgraph.uni-bayreuth.de/cms/" title="external link to http://jsxgraph.uni-bayreuth.de/cms/" class="http" rel="http://jsxgraph.uni-bayreuth.de/cms/">jsxgraph</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Good for mathematical plotting.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2008</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Dec 23</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://indiemaps.com/blog/2007/11/timeseriesgraph-now-with-flags/" title="external link to http://indiemaps.com/blog/2007/11/timeseriesgraph-now-with-flags/" class="http" rel="http://indiemaps.com/blog/2007/11/timeseriesgraph-now-with-flags/">TimeSeriesGraph</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Source code</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Flash" class="wiki" title="dev/Flash is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Flash</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A clone of the <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google" class="wiki" title="com/Google is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Google</a> Finance zoomable charts</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Sep 17</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://bluff.jcoglan.com/" title="external link to http://bluff.jcoglan.com/" class="http" rel="http://bluff.jcoglan.com/">Bluff: Beautiful graphs in JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A port of the Gruff library for <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Ruby" class="wiki" title="dev/Ruby was updated 1 year, 4 months ago">Ruby</a>. Very small and lightweight, can pull data straight off <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> tables.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td rowspan="16" style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Previously</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2008/04/15/1329" class="wiki" title="links/2008/04/15/1329 was updated 6 years, 1 day ago">Open Flash Chart</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Viewer and server-side libraries</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Flash" class="wiki" title="dev/Flash is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Flash</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Pretty damn good, only thing I don’t like are the funky tooltips</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2007/12/07/1230" class="wiki" title="links/2007/12/07/1230 is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Google Chart <span class="caps">API</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Web Service</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/graphics/PNG" class="wiki" title="graphics/PNG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">PNG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Lots of chart types, but <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/URL" title="link to URL on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:URL"><span class="caps" title="Uniform Resource Locator">URL</span></a> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Application_Programming_Interface" title="link to Application_Programming_Interface on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:Application_Programming_Interface"><span class="caps">API</span></a> makes it a bit limited</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.liquidx.net/plotkit/" title="external link to http://www.liquidx.net/plotkit/" class="http" rel="http://www.liquidx.net/plotkit/">Plotkit</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Simple and to the point, hasn’t been updated since 2006</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://code.google.com/p/flot/" title="external link to http://code.google.com/p/flot/" class="http" rel="http://code.google.com/p/flot/">Flot</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript/jQuery" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript/jQuery was updated 1 year, 8 months ago">jQuery</a> extension</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Amazingly powerful, supports interactive zooming of data</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://code.google.com/p/extflot/" title="external link to http://code.google.com/p/extflot/" class="http" rel="http://code.google.com/p/extflot/">ExtFlot</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript/jQuery" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript/jQuery was updated 1 year, 8 months ago">jQuery</a> extension</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a> canvas</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Extended version using ExtJS</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.amcharts.com/" title="external link to http://www.amcharts.com/" class="http" rel="http://www.amcharts.com/">amCharts</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Viewer</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Flash" class="wiki" title="dev/Flash is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Flash</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Commercial (free with hard-coded link to home site)</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://www.maani.us/xml_charts/" title="external link to http://www.maani.us/xml_charts/" class="http" rel="http://www.maani.us/xml_charts/"><span class="caps" title="Extensible Markup Language">XML</span>/SWF Charts</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Viewer</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Flash" class="wiki" title="dev/Flash is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Flash</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Commercial (free with hard-coded link to home site)</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://home.gna.org/pychart/" title="external link to http://home.gna.org/pychart/" class="http" rel="http://home.gna.org/pychart/">Pychart</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Python" class="wiki" title="dev/Python was updated 5 months, 1 week ago">Python</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Adobe/PDF" class="wiki" title="com/Adobe/PDF is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">PDF</span></a>, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/graphics/PNG" class="wiki" title="graphics/PNG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">PNG</span></a>, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Good for complex scientific plots. Not updated since 2006.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://code.enthought.com/chaco/" title="external link to http://code.enthought.com/chaco/" class="http" rel="http://code.enthought.com/chaco/">Chaco</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Python" class="wiki" title="dev/Python was updated 5 months, 1 week ago">Python</a> library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qt_(framework)" title="link to Qt_(framework) on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:Qt_(framework)">Qt</a> and <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUI" title="link to GUI on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:GUI"><span class="caps">GUI</span></a>, primarily</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Best suited for <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUI" title="link to GUI on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:GUI"><span class="caps">GUI</span></a> apps</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://zedgraph.org/" title="external link to http://zedgraph.org/" class="http" rel="http://zedgraph.org/">ZedGraph</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Csharp" class="wiki" title="dev/Csharp is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">C#</a> classes</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Usable for server-side chart generation as well as <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUI" title="link to GUI on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:GUI"><span class="caps">GUI</span></a></td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://pybrary.net/plot/" title="external link to http://pybrary.net/plot/" class="http" rel="http://pybrary.net/plot/">Pybrary Plot</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Csharp" class="wiki" title="dev/Csharp is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">C#</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="2 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/2.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Simple and straightforward</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://netcontrols.org/nplot/" title="external link to http://netcontrols.org/nplot/" class="http" rel="http://netcontrols.org/nplot/">nplot</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Csharp" class="wiki" title="dev/Csharp is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">C#</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Primarily aimed at server-side plots</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/cli/Gnuplot" class="wiki" title="cli/Gnuplot is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Gnuplot</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/cli" class="wiki" title="cli is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps" title="Command-Line Interface">CLI</span></a> tool</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">The old favorite, great for scientific plotting but too complex for simple stuff</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/cli/ploticus" class="wiki" title="cli/ploticus is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">ploticus</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/cli" class="wiki" title="cli is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps" title="Command-Line Interface">CLI</span></a> tools</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Great for very large datasets</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/cli/RRDTool" class="wiki" title="cli/RRDTool is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">RRDtool</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Standalone tool with multiple language bindings</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/graphics/PNG" class="wiki" title="graphics/PNG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">PNG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Excellent for system and network monitoring over large periods of time</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/GraphSketcher" class="wiki" title="apps/GraphSketcher is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">GraphSketcher</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Desktop app</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Adobe/PDF" class="wiki" title="com/Adobe/PDF is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">PDF</span></a>, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/photography/JPEG" class="wiki" title="photography/JPEG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">JPEG</span></a>, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/graphics/PNG" class="wiki" title="graphics/PNG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">PNG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Simple and to the point, great for off-the-cuff graphs</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3>Miscellaneous</h3> <table class="compact" style="background:transparent; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-collapse: collapse;"> <thead> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Date</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Link</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Type</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Formats</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Rating</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Notes</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2013</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td rowspan="2" style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Feb 1</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://timeline.verite.co" title="external link to http://timeline.verite.co" class="http" rel="http://timeline.verite.co">Timeline JS</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">N/A</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A very nice, full-featured timeline solution.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://misoproject.com/dataset/" title="external link to http://misoproject.com/dataset/" class="http" rel="http://misoproject.com/dataset/">dataset</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">N/A</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A library for manipulating datasets client-side (goes hand in hand with <a href="http://misoproject.com/storyboard" title="external link to http://misoproject.com/storyboard" class="http" rel="http://misoproject.com/storyboard">Storyboard</a>, which is great for async processing.)</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2012</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Dec 1</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="https://github.com/jasondavies/d3-cloud" title="secure link to https://github.com/jasondavies/d3-cloud" class="https" rel="https://github.com/jasondavies/d3-cloud">d3-cloud</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/SVG" class="wiki" title="markup/SVG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">SVG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">A D3-powered word cloud library that might come in handy.</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th colspan="6" style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">2011</th> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td rowspan="3" style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Older</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/NodeBox" class="wiki" title="apps/NodeBox is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">NodeBox</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Desktop app</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Can be used to programmatically do just about anything, including <a href="http://nodebox.net/code/index.php/Graph" title="external link to http://nodebox.net/code/index.php/Graph" class="http" rel="http://nodebox.net/code/index.php/Graph">graphs</a></td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://flare.prefuse.org/" title="external link to http://flare.prefuse.org/" class="http" rel="http://flare.prefuse.org/">Flare</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multi-purpose library</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Flash" class="wiki" title="dev/Flash is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Flash</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="5 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/5.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Can do several kinds of interactive data plots and directed/undirected graphs</td> </tr> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://graphics.stanford.edu/~dphan/code/flowmap/" title="external link to http://graphics.stanford.edu/~dphan/code/flowmap/" class="http" rel="http://graphics.stanford.edu/~dphan/code/flowmap/">Flow Map</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Java" class="wiki" title="dev/Java was updated 9 months, 1 week ago">Java</a> desktop tool</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Multiple</td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="3 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/3.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Unique, as far as I know</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3>Geodata</h3> <table class="compact" style="background:transparent; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-collapse: collapse;"> <thead> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Link</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Type</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Formats</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Rating</th> <th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black; border-top: 2px solid black; padding: 4px; font-weight: bold;">Notes</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr style="font-size: 9pt; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2008/04/15/1207" class="wiki" title="links/2008/04/15/1207 was updated 6 years, 1 day ago">gheat</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Tile server for integration with <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google/Maps" class="wiki" title="com/Google/Maps is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Google Maps</a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/markup/HTML" class="wiki" title="markup/HTML is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">HTML</span></a>, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/graphics/PNG" class="wiki" title="graphics/PNG is defined, but has not been indexed yet."><span class="caps">PNG</span></a></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;"><img itemprop="rating" alt="4 Star Rating" class="rating" width="64" height="19" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/themes/serif/img/4.png" /></td> <td style="min-width: 80px; margin: 0px; padding: 4px; vertical-align: top; border-top: 1px solid #aaa;">Requires <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Python" class="wiki" title="dev/Python was updated 5 months, 1 week ago">Python</a> 2.5, <span class="caps">PIL</span> and whatnot</td> </tr> </tbody> </table><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/infoviz" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/infoviz">&#x262F;</a></small><p> <div style="-webkit-border-radius: 8px; font-size: small; background-color: #ccc; color: #000; border: 1px solid #aaa; margin: 0; padding: 3px; overflow: hidden;"><p style="padding; 2px; margin: 2px;"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/"><img align="left" alt="Tao of Mac Icon" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/img/pavatar48.png"/></a> "<a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/infoviz"><strong>Visualization</strong></a>" was written by <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/RuiCarmo">Rui Carmo</a> for <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com">The Tao of Mac</a> and was originally posted on Tuesday, Apr 15<sup>th</sup> 2008. Except as noted, it's &copy;2012 Rui Carmo and licensed for reuse under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/">CC BY-NC-ND 3.0</a>.</p> <p>As usual, please consider <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/site/Donate">donating</a> towards hosting and bandwidth costs.</p> </div> </p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:48:00 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/infoviz wiki Windows Phone 8.1 review http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/14/1734 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/14/1734/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/14/1734/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>This may seem odd, but I fully intend to get myself one of these—I’ve always liked the platform and the phone UX.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/14/1734#windows-phone-8-1-review" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/14/1734#windows-phone-8-1-review">&#x262F;</a></small> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:34:41 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/14/1734#windows-phone-8-1-review wiki I Survived Codebits 2014 http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/14/1200 <p>…I should get a T-shirt done. I’m sure there’d be good money in selling it.</p> <p>I’m still recovering, actually. Two nights’ worth of “proper” sleep isn’t enough to catch up on six days running about inside the venue setting stuff up, fixing things and manning the consoles, and I still feel tired and somewhat woozy.</p> <p>And, ironically, I ended up spending Sunday with the kids at the <a href="http://www.pavconhecimento.pt/home/" title="external link to http://www.pavconhecimento.pt/home/" class="http" rel="http://www.pavconhecimento.pt/home/">Science Museum</a>, which is within walking distance from the <a href="http://arena.meo.pt/organizar-evento/sala-tejo" title="external link to http://arena.meo.pt/organizar-evento/sala-tejo" class="http" rel="http://arena.meo.pt/organizar-evento/sala-tejo">venue</a>. Meta-ironically, they had spent the week in the neighborhood doing Easter break activities and wanted to do them again with me.</p> <p>So I spent yet another (half) day running about after them, and ended up dozing off on the couch while poking despondently at Twitter, with nary a coherent thought in my head.</p> <p>Anyway, there’s still a lot to be done post-event — for instance, I just ground my teeth, sipped some coffee and <a href="https://github.com/sapo/android-signage-client" title="secure link to https://github.com/sapo/android-signage-client" class="https" rel="https://github.com/sapo/android-signage-client">open sourced the client app</a> I hacked together during the past couple of weekends (best to get that out ASAP, since the server needs some cleaning up still), and grabbed all the media I had and <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ruicarmo/sets/72157643937892615" title="secure link to https://www.flickr.com/photos/ruicarmo/sets/72157643937892615" class="https" rel="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ruicarmo/sets/72157643937892615">tossed it into a Flickr set</a> before I forgot what was what.</p> <p>Sadly, I had pretty much zero time for photography this year, and all I have are crummy shots from the <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2013/10/20/2230" class="wiki" title="blog/2013/10/20/2230 was updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago">HTC One</a> (which sucks for taking photos in that kind of lighting). But there are some awesome galleries out there that I’ll link to later.</p> <p>Anyway, here’s my top 5 list of highlights from this year:</p> <ul> <li>Played the <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/09/1433" class="wiki" title="links/2014/04/09/1433 was updated 1 week, 1 day ago">Rift Cycles</a> game built by <a href="http://thearcademan.net/riftcycles-project/" title="external link to http://thearcademan.net/riftcycles-project/" class="http" rel="http://thearcademan.net/riftcycles-project/">The Arcade Man</a>. Yes, the Oculus Rift is the future. Go and read <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0307887448/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=thtaofma-21&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1634&amp;creative=6738" class="interwiki" title="link to 0307887448 on www.amazon.co.uk" rel="/space/ASIN:0307887448">Ready Player One</a> <em>now</em> while you’re at it.</li> <li>Met <a href="http://christianheilmann.com" title="external link to http://christianheilmann.com" class="http" rel="http://christianheilmann.com">Christian Heilmann</a> (one of the few talks I actually managed to attend, and even then while pushing out announcements from my laptop) and had a longish chat with him about a number of fascinating things.</li> <li>Caught up with old friends who came back to Portugal just for the event.</li> <li>Had a blast at the Quiz Show watching <a href="http://twitter.com/nosuchuser" title="external link to http://twitter.com/nosuchuser" class="http" rel="http://twitter.com/nosuchuser">Bruno</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/BaiaVieira" title="external link to http://twitter.com/BaiaVieira" class="http" rel="http://twitter.com/BaiaVieira">Basílio</a> troll our <a href="http://twitter.com/chbm" title="external link to http://twitter.com/chbm" class="http" rel="http://twitter.com/chbm">QuizMaster</a>.</li> <li>Was very happy to see <a href="http://twitter.com/BaiaVieira" title="external link to http://twitter.com/BaiaVieira" class="http" rel="http://twitter.com/BaiaVieira">Basílio’s</a> team win the Grand Prize with a completely off-the-wall, <a href="http://nelocodebits.blogs.sapo.pt" title="external link to http://nelocodebits.blogs.sapo.pt" class="http" rel="http://nelocodebits.blogs.sapo.pt">amazingly ingenious project</a>.</li> </ul> <p>There’s more, but that’ll be all for now — I need to unwind a bit and do some non-computer-related stuff for a change. But the bottom line is that I feel tired but quite happy.</p> <p>It was grand. And it was, indeed, the best <a href="https://codebits.eu" title="secure link to https://codebits.eu" class="https" rel="https://codebits.eu">Codebits</a> ever.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/14/1200#i-survived-codebits-2014" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/14/1200#i-survived-codebits-2014">&#x262F;</a></small><p> <div style="-webkit-border-radius: 8px; font-size: small; background-color: #ccc; color: #000; border: 1px solid #aaa; margin: 0; padding: 3px; overflow: hidden;"><p style="padding; 2px; margin: 2px;"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/"><img align="left" alt="Tao of Mac Icon" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/img/pavatar48.png"/></a> "<a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/14/1200#i-survived-codebits-2014"><strong>I Survived Codebits 2014</strong></a>" was written by <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/RuiCarmo">Rui Carmo</a> for <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com">The Tao of Mac</a> and was originally posted on Monday, Apr 14<sup>th</sup> 2014. Except as noted, it's &copy;2012 Rui Carmo and licensed for reuse under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/">CC BY-NC-ND 3.0</a>.</p> <p>As usual, please consider <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/site/Donate">donating</a> towards hosting and bandwidth costs.</p> </div> </p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/14/1200#i-survived-codebits-2014 wiki Codebits 2014 RetroComputing Gallery http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/14/1106 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/14/1106/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/14/1106/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Pedro did it again—ancient relics brought to life in great photography.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/14/1106#codebits-2014-retrocomputing-gallery" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/14/1106#codebits-2014-retrocomputing-gallery">&#x262F;</a></small> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:06:27 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/14/1106#codebits-2014-retrocomputing-gallery wiki Ink Interface Kit - 3.0 http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/11/0704 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/11/0704/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/11/0704/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Freshly revamped, now with vastly better typography (ironically, the very first thing I did almost two years ago was replace the Ubuntu font with Roboto…)</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/11/0704#ink-interface-kit---3-0" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/11/0704#ink-interface-kit---3-0">&#x262F;</a></small> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:04:27 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/11/0704#ink-interface-kit---3-0 wiki RiftCycles Project http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/09/1433 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/09/1433/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/09/1433/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>This is incredibly awesome—I’ve seen the final assembly already, and can’t wait to try it at <a href="https://codebits.eu" title="secure link to https://codebits.eu" class="https" rel="https://codebits.eu">Codebits</a> in the next couple of days.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/09/1433#riftcycles-project" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/09/1433#riftcycles-project">&#x262F;</a></small> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:33:47 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/09/1433#riftcycles-project wiki Raspberry Pi Compute Module http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/07/2209 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/07/2209/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/07/2209/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Hmmm. I could have built <a href="https://github.com/rcarmo/raspi-cluster" title="secure link to https://github.com/rcarmo/raspi-cluster" class="https" rel="https://github.com/rcarmo/raspi-cluster">my cluster</a> with something like this.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/07/2209#raspberry-pi-compute-module" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/07/2209#raspberry-pi-compute-module">&#x262F;</a></small> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:09:39 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/07/2209#raspberry-pi-compute-module wiki My Neck Is Killing Me... http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230 <p>…after three nights in a row on the living room table, hacking away at the next <a href="https://codebits.eu" title="secure link to https://codebits.eu" class="https" rel="https://codebits.eu">Codebits</a> digital signage client. On <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google/Android" class="wiki" title="com/Google/Android was updated 1 year, 2 months ago">Android</a>.</p> <p>So I’ll be brief and to the point. For the sake of my memoirs, I’ll again list 5 things I’ve learned this week:</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://netbeans.org" title="secure link to https://netbeans.org" class="https" rel="https://netbeans.org">NetBeans</a> is a tremendously helpful IDE when compared to ADT (<a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610" class="wiki" title="blog/2014/03/29/1610 was updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago">previously</a>). The <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google/Android" class="wiki" title="com/Google/Android was updated 1 year, 2 months ago">Android</a> support isn’t fancy or trendy, but it’s rock solid. More importantly, it doesn’t respond like a doped out cow and doesn’t crash if you look at it funny.</li> <li>When passing information between <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google/Android" class="wiki" title="com/Google/Android was updated 1 year, 2 months ago">Android</a> services and activities, don’t mix <a href="http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/PendingIntent.html" title="external link to http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/PendingIntent.html" class="http" rel="http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/PendingIntent.html">PendingIntents</a> and regular ones without checking how you’re handling their extras (i.e., they’ll get clobbered when new intents arrive). Using the <a href="http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/AlarmManager.html" title="external link to http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/AlarmManager.html" class="http" rel="http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/AlarmManager.html">AlarmManager</a> and the apparently usual <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrioska" title="link to Matrioska on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:Matrioska">Matrioska</a>-like arrangement of listeners, services and <a href="http://developer.android.com/reference/android/os/AsyncTask.html" title="external link to http://developer.android.com/reference/android/os/AsyncTask.html" class="http" rel="http://developer.android.com/reference/android/os/AsyncTask.html">AsyncTasks</a> to run stuff in the background is, well… interesting<sup id="fnref:1"><a class="anchor" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#fn:1" rel="/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#fn:1" title="link to fn:1 in this page">1</a></sup> to say the least, but it works fine.</li> <li><a href="http://developer.android.com/reference/android/webkit/WebView.html" title="external link to http://developer.android.com/reference/android/webkit/WebView.html" class="http" rel="http://developer.android.com/reference/android/webkit/WebView.html">WebViews</a> bleed RAM like a sieve that’s been shot ten times with a wide bore cannon by <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Norris" title="link to Chuck_Norris on en.wikipedia.org" class="interwiki" rel="Wikipedia:Chuck_Norris">Chuck Norris</a>. So just use an invisible activity to set up a sticky service and <em>then</em> have that fire up your webview. Again. And again. And when it crashes. And when it doesn’t crash, consider shooting it occasionally to put it out of its misery.</li> <li><a href="http://tumult.com/hype/" title="external link to http://tumult.com/hype/" class="http" rel="http://tumult.com/hype/">Tumult’s Hype</a> is the best web authoring tool, ever. Go out and buy it <em>now</em>, before someone figures this out and buys the entire company to make a worse product or stick it in limbo.</li> <li>I need to take my home office back and find a way to stuff in a bigger desk, or get a TV hung on the wall for “emergencies”. That and stock up on muscle relaxants.</li> </ul> <p>That said, I’m going to go back to doing the kind of <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/JavaScript" class="wiki" title="dev/JavaScript was updated 5 months, 8 hours ago">JavaScript</a> that would horrify purists if I ever considered releasing it publicly<sup id="fnref:2"><a class="anchor" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#fn:2" rel="/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#fn:2" title="link to fn:2 in this page">2</a></sup>…</p> <div class="footnote"> <hr /> <ol> <li id="fn:1"> <p>I wouldn’t go so far as to term it <em>sane</em>, but comparing it to the days of the Object Pascal event loop on the Mac and fiddling with <code>WM_TIMER</code> on Win32, it’s somewhat agreeable if entirely too much boilerplate for my taste. <a class="anchor" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#fnref:1" rev="footnote" title="Jump back to footnote 1 in the text" rel="/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#fnref:1">↩</a></p> </li> <li id="fn:2"> <p>Don’t worry, we intend to open source the new client and the new server after the event, like we did last time — but faster and better this time around. <a class="anchor" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#fnref:2" rev="footnote" title="Jump back to footnote 2 in the text" rel="/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#fnref:2">↩</a></p> </li> </ol> </div><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#my-neck-is-killing-me---" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#my-neck-is-killing-me---">&#x262F;</a></small><p> <div style="-webkit-border-radius: 8px; font-size: small; background-color: #ccc; color: #000; border: 1px solid #aaa; margin: 0; padding: 3px; overflow: hidden;"><p style="padding; 2px; margin: 2px;"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/"><img align="left" alt="Tao of Mac Icon" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/img/pavatar48.png"/></a> "<a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#my-neck-is-killing-me---"><strong>My Neck Is Killing Me...</strong></a>" was written by <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/RuiCarmo">Rui Carmo</a> for <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com">The Tao of Mac</a> and was originally posted on Sunday, Apr 6<sup>th</sup> 2014. Except as noted, it's &copy;2012 Rui Carmo and licensed for reuse under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/">CC BY-NC-ND 3.0</a>.</p> <p>As usual, please consider <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/site/Donate">donating</a> towards hosting and bandwidth costs.</p> </div> </p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 22:30:00 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/04/06/2230#my-neck-is-killing-me--- wiki WinJS: the Windows Library for JavaScript http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/2047 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/02/2047/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/02/2047/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Seriously impressive.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/2047#winjs--the-windows-library-for-javascript" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/2047#winjs--the-windows-library-for-javascript">&#x262F;</a></small> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:47:15 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/2047#winjs--the-windows-library-for-javascript wiki Microsoft introduces Universal Windows apps http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/1932 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/02/1932/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/02/1932/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Great move. <br /> This might not lead to optimized experiences right away (that will take time), but it will surely lead to optimized resources and more apps.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/1932#microsoft-introduces-universal-windows-apps" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/1932#microsoft-introduces-universal-windows-apps">&#x262F;</a></small> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:32:56 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/1932#microsoft-introduces-universal-windows-apps wiki IPython 2.0 http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/1056 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/02/1056/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/02/1056/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Better and better. I see no reason to use <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/R" class="wiki" title="dev/R was updated 1 year, 4 months ago">R</a> anymore, at least for my use cases.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/1056#ipython-2-0" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/1056#ipython-2-0">&#x262F;</a></small> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:56:29 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/1056#ipython-2-0 wiki TreeSheets http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/0632 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/02/0632/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/02/0632/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>I had no idea such a thing even existed. Intriguing.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/0632#treesheets" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/0632#treesheets">&#x262F;</a></small> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 06:32:35 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/02/0632#treesheets wiki Panoramas by Pedro Moura Pinheiro http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/01/2239 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/01/2239/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/01/2239/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Pedro is in Brazil of late, and his photo work just keeps getting better.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/01/2239#panoramas-by-pedro-moura-pinheiro" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/01/2239#panoramas-by-pedro-moura-pinheiro">&#x262F;</a></small> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:39:14 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/01/2239#panoramas-by-pedro-moura-pinheiro wiki Announcing Codebits Antartica! http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/01/1247 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/04/01/1247/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/04/01/1247/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>You know the drill.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/01/1247#announcing-codebits-antartica-" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/01/1247#announcing-codebits-antartica-">&#x262F;</a></small> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:47:22 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/04/01/1247#announcing-codebits-antartica- wiki You're The Expert, Can You Or Can You Not Do This? http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/30/1652 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/03/30/1652/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/03/30/1652/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Yep. Been there, got the T-shirt. Wore the suit too, for a good while, but that’s beside the point…</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/30/1652#you-re-the-expert--can-you-or-can-you-not-do-this-" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/30/1652#you-re-the-expert--can-you-or-can-you-not-do-this-">&#x262F;</a></small> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:52:11 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/30/1652#you-re-the-expert--can-you-or-can-you-not-do-this- wiki Lessons Learned http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610 <p>I sure can’t complain of being bored. A tad frustrated, maybe, but hardly bored.</p> <p>Lessons learned this week, in no particular order:</p> <h3 id="do-not-use-adt-or-any-variant-of-eclipse-for-android-development">Do <em>not</em> use ADT or any variant of Eclipse for <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google/Android" class="wiki" title="com/Google/Android was updated 1 year, 2 months ago">Android</a> development.</h3> <p>It will crush your soul. Literally. The thing takes forever to start up, can’t find files it created by itself, crashes if you look cross-eyed at it, and is generally useless in terms of productivity unless you consider refactoring code as “productive”, since it takes effing <em>seconds</em> to display <em>tooltips</em>.</p> <p>What am I doing for <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google/Android" class="wiki" title="com/Google/Android was updated 1 year, 2 months ago">Android</a>? Well, that’s besides the point, really. But it was needlessly complicated to do it in Eclipse vs just using <code>android</code>, <code>ant</code> and <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/cli/vim" class="wiki" title="cli/vim was updated 1 year, 2 months ago">vim</a>, which is what I ended up doing instead.</p> <p>I’ve been here <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2011/10/24/2254" class="wiki" title="blog/2011/10/24/2254 is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">before</a>, and now that I’m embracing the JVM as my main runtime (thanks to <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Clojure" class="wiki" title="dev/Clojure was updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago">Clojure</a>), I realize that a lot of what I hated in <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Java" class="wiki" title="dev/Java was updated 9 months, 1 week ago">Java</a> wasn’t so much about the language as the utterly crappy IDEs<sup id="fnref:1"><a class="anchor" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610#fn:1" rel="/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610#fn:1" title="link to fn:1 in this page">1</a></sup>.</p> <p>Yes, I know the cool kids are all using <a href="https://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/studio.html" title="secure link to https://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/studio.html" class="https" rel="https://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/studio.html">Android Studio</a> instead of ADT, and I suspect I’ll be spending some time inside IntelliJ, but I have this thing against “early access previews” and being someone else’s guinea pig when I’m pressed for time.</p> <h3 id="android-webviews-are-fun"><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Google/Android" class="wiki" title="com/Google/Android was updated 1 year, 2 months ago">Android</a> WebViews are fun.</h3> <p>Seriously, hilariously fun, in the sense that you can now do amazing stuff inside them if you can take the flak that comes with the insanely fragmented WebKit engine space. But even without WebGL support, having blazing fast SVG rendering, sane webfont support and CSS transforms makes it possible to do awesome visuals.</p> <p>If only I could get the <code>video</code> tag to work consistently, I’d be perfectly happy. Alas, ‘tis not to be.</p> <h3 id="microsoft-is-going-to-win">Microsoft is going to win.</h3> <p>Seriously. Office for the iPad is mind-blowingly amazing, and the only reason I haven’t signed up for Office 365 yet is that a) I don’t need it (yet) and b) the Personal plan only allows for a pair of devices, which is ridiculous — almost on the verge of pettiness.</p> <p>But I can see it making complete sense by the time the kids grow up (yeah, Office file formats will likely still matter) and since I’m in the process of moving away from <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/Dropbox" class="wiki" title="apps/Dropbox was updated 1 year, 2 months ago">Dropbox</a> (slow, pointless when I have blazing fast MEOCloud) and Evernote (slow, bloated clients that I can almost replace with OneNote), it’s mostly a matter of offsetting the expense.</p> <p>Curated computing and cloud services are here to stay, and as long as there’s an easy way to move my data about, I’m all for them.</p> <h3 id="aurora-is-great">Aurora is great.</h3> <p>I’ve been using <a href="https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/aurora/" title="secure link to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/aurora/" class="https" rel="https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/aurora/">Firefox Aurora</a> for a couple of weeks now, and it’s a great browser. I’ve always kept <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/apps/Firefox" class="wiki" title="apps/Firefox is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Firefox</a> around since it can do NTLM authentication (as far as I know, it’s still the only <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Apple/Mac" class="wiki" title="com/Apple/Mac is defined, but has not been indexed yet.">Mac</a> browser able to do so), but the new developer tools and snappy response have recently won me over.</p> <p>It’s nice to have choices.</p> <div class="footnote"> <hr /> <ol> <li id="fn:1"> <p>As far as <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/dev/Java" class="wiki" title="dev/Java was updated 9 months, 1 week ago">Java</a> IDEs are concerned, I’d much rather use NetBeans. <a class="anchor" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610#fnref:1" rev="footnote" title="Jump back to footnote 1 in the text" rel="/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610#fnref:1">↩</a></p> </li> </ol> </div><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610#lessons-learned" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610#lessons-learned">&#x262F;</a></small><p> <div style="-webkit-border-radius: 8px; font-size: small; background-color: #ccc; color: #000; border: 1px solid #aaa; margin: 0; padding: 3px; overflow: hidden;"><p style="padding; 2px; margin: 2px;"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/"><img align="left" alt="Tao of Mac Icon" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/img/pavatar48.png"/></a> "<a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610#lessons-learned"><strong>Lessons Learned</strong></a>" was written by <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/RuiCarmo">Rui Carmo</a> for <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com">The Tao of Mac</a> and was originally posted on Saturday, Mar 29<sup>th</sup> 2014. Except as noted, it's &copy;2012 Rui Carmo and licensed for reuse under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/">CC BY-NC-ND 3.0</a>.</p> <p>As usual, please consider <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/site/Donate">donating</a> towards hosting and bandwidth costs.</p> </div> </p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 16:10:00 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/blog/2014/03/29/1610#lessons-learned wiki Jonathan Ive Designs Tomorrow http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/29/1546 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/03/29/1546/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/03/29/1546/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Great reading.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/29/1546#jonathan-ive-designs-tomorrow" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/29/1546#jonathan-ive-designs-tomorrow">&#x262F;</a></small> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:46:09 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/29/1546#jonathan-ive-designs-tomorrow wiki Introducing Michael Abrash, Oculus Chief Scientist http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/29/1104 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/03/29/1104/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/03/29/1104/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>Butch and Sundance, together again. Sort of, but in the realm of pixels.</p> <p>Abrash’s <a href="https://github.com/jagregory/abrash-black-book" title="secure link to https://github.com/jagregory/abrash-black-book" class="https" rel="https://github.com/jagregory/abrash-black-book">book</a> was a Bible of sorts when I did low level 386 stuff way back, and him and Carmack working together is sure to bring about something awesome.</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/29/1104#introducing-michael-abrash--oculus-chief-scientist" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/29/1104#introducing-michael-abrash--oculus-chief-scientist">&#x262F;</a></small> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:04:44 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/29/1104#introducing-michael-abrash--oculus-chief-scientist wiki Microsoft unveils Office for iPad http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/27/1732 <div class="quicklook_holder drop-shadow lifted"><a title="" href="http://the.taoofmac.com/media/links/2014/03/27/1732/large.jpg" class="quicklook"><img alt="Click on the image to zoom in" src="http://the.taoofmac.com/pagethumb/links/2014/03/27/1732/large.jpg" class="thumb" /></a></div> <p>It not only looks good, but (judging from the liveblog shots and commentary) seems to have the right feature set. I say it’s a winner.</p> <p>Office 365 is the most appealing Microsoft offering out there right now (I’d be hard torn to pick between it and Google Apps for a small business), and the only niggling thing is that the Personal license only allows you to use it on one computer and tablet (for editing—reading files is free).</p> <p>Since this <em>has</em> to be able to render Office documents at full fidelity, it’s the end of all those crummy pseudo-viewers we’ve been stuck with for years (although, to be fair, <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Apple/iOS" class="wikiunknown" title="com/Apple/iOS is not defined yet">iOS</a> and the <a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/com/Office/Mac" class="wikiunknown" title="com/Office/Mac is not defined yet">Mac</a> have excellent built-in preview renderers for Office formats).</p><br/><small><a href="http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/27/1732#microsoft-unveils-office-for-ipad" title="link to http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/27/1732#microsoft-unveils-office-for-ipad">&#x262F;</a></small> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:32:22 GMT Rui Carmo The Tao of Mac http://the.taoofmac.com/space/links/2014/03/27/1732#microsoft-unveils-office-for-ipad wiki