Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book, Google Visualization API Essentials, which will help readers design and develop interactive data displays with very little code. This book effectively covers how data can be organised, refined, and presented in a visually appealing manner using all the features that Google Visualization API has to offer.
About the Author: Traci L. Ruthkoski has an eclectic background varying from computation, statistics, media technology, clinical and medical research, and more recently cloud technology. Currently she is working on overall advancement of Research Cyber Infrastructure and Information Technology at University of Michigan. Her academic work in the IEEE CloudCom 2010 proceedings and her blog/tutorial are some of the most sought after repositories for cloud computing tools and trends.
Google Visualization API Essentials is a comprehensive book that uses both methodology overviews and hands-on examples with real data to introduce readers to chart and graph creation on the Google platform. The API, combined with Google Spreadsheets and Fusion Tables, is a complete system from data management to analytical displays.
After a brief introduction to all the tools available in the API toolkit, the book dives into detailed explanations of topics such as Google Spreadsheets, Fusion Tables, Graphic User Interfaces, and other important API developments. The book also covers basic and advanced charts, data source connectivity, style formatting, and publishing options. The book not only helps readers to learn Google Visualization API but also aids in understanding additional Google APIs.
The book covers the following topic areas:
Chapter 1: Tools and Setup
Chapter 2: Anatomy of a Visualization
Chapter 3: Spreadsheets, Charts, and Fusion Tables
Chapter 4: Basic Charts
Chapter 5: Formatting Charts
Chapter 6: Data Manipulation and Sources
Chapter 7: Dashboards, Controls, and Events
Chapter 8: Advanced Charts
Chapter 9: Publishing Options
|Google Visualization API Essentials|
|Learn the Google API environment through Visualizations, and then apply the same concepts to other Google APIs
For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/google-visualization-api-essentials/book