I'm working on a project right now that requires us to be able to act on a
lot of data. We need to be able to visualize that data to call out action
areas and then directly act on the data, or trigger actions from the data
within the visualizations.
What types of techniques (using canvas, flash, svg + code), or products
(i.e. inxight; but I'm looking for others) do people know about and what
about them do you like or dislike?
Oh! it would be really helpful if said technique works on both large
screen and smalls screen (i.e.
I know I read a nice little rant somewhere recently about how using 3D
charts was unwise when compared to 2D charts that were designed much more
simply, but I can't seem to find any info at all now about why one might be
better than the other.
Personally, I find 3D charts to be way too full of "chart junk" - more
graphics than data - but does anyone here have any more solidifed insights
on the subject? Any info would be much appreciated.