3D Graphics JS Library WhiteStorm is coming

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Imagine writing a JavaScript application with full 3D graphics capability.  Sounds simple but when you include the physics of an object, shadows and where the light is coming from it starts to get overwhelming.  This article by Alexander introduces the WhiteStorm JS library.  After going to WhiteStorm website and trying some of the examples there, I can see this as an extension to the D3.JS charts library to create business intelligence charts that have three dimensions that you look at from 360 degrees by just dragging the mouse about.  Whitestorm with some other components is going to be a significant improvement to complex analytics.   Yes,  I know they are touting WhiteStorm as a gaming library but think a little outside the box. I have added this to my review and test list.  New at 11PM.

 

Data Driven Document D3 JavaScript Library

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If you are considering adding analytics support by graphic charts to your JavaScript application you should seriously consider using the D3 JavaScript library.  This article shows some excellent example of the types of charts that can be done with D3.  The extensive flexibility of this library has a steep learning curve but, it is worth the time investment.