Using three.js for 2D data visualization

Mar 6 2018 · by

A code walkthrough of how to use three.js for large 2D data visualizations. Three.js can smoothly render a large number of points in the browser but there are some tricks to making it work for interactive 2D visualizations. This is the guide that I wish I would have had when I built our most recent prototype. It shows how to enable mouse-directed pan and zoom, circular points, and hover interactions. It is presented as an interactive javascript notebook with working code.

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