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To Build E-Commerce Apps and Sites, Young and Old are Learning to Code An article review...

Chen, A. (2014, March 12). It’s time to crack the code – to build apps and websites, kids and executives go to school; getting to know ruby. The Wall Street Journal, p. D1.

Parents of school-aged children along with young adults and experienced professionals are increasingly recognizing that the ability to code is as essential to being marketable in today’s technical society as are the abilities to read and write.

Box Plot

Box Plot

A box-and-whisker plot uses simple glyphs that summarize a quantitative distribution with five standard statistics: the smallest value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and largest value. This summary approach allows the viewer to easily recognize differences between distributions.

Frequency Bar Chart

Frequency Bar Chart

This simple bar chart originally by Mike Bostock is constructed from a TSV file storing the frequency of letters in the English language. The chart uses the following D3 features: d3.tsv – loads and parses data from a tab separated file d3.format – format percentages d3.scale.ordinal – x-position encoding d3.scale.linear – y-position encoding d3.max –[...]