Trying out with GraphQL

GraphQL is a query language for your API, and a server-side runtime for executing queries by using a type system you define for your data. GraphQL isn’t tied to any specific database or storage engine and is instead backed by your existing code and data.


  1. Install GraphQL with Node.jsScreen Shot 2017-08-09 at 5.48.03 PM.png

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2. Playing around with query and data.

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Data Visualization – Useful Link-





Designer (David Macandless)

Jonathan Corum’s portfolio

Graham Roberts’ portfolio

Kevin Quealy’s portfolio

Marije Rooze’s thesis collection

Small labs inc collection (Neil Freeman) (Georgia Lupi, Stefanie Posavec)


Media, Journalism


Data Visualization Lab


Art, Narrative


Portal Site


Tutorial, Education


Data Sources, Statistics


People, Insights

Nathan Yau: Visualizing Census Data



Visualizing Data / William Cleveland

The Element of Graphing Data

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Envisioning Information / Edward Tufte