Simply Business homepage
  • Business insurance

    • Business Insurance FAQs

    Business insurance covers

  • Support
  • Claims
  • Sign In
Call Us0333 0146 683
Chat With UsChat support 24/7
Tech blog

London D3.js Feburary 2015 meetup recap

1-minute read

Makoto Inoue

Makoto Inoue

10 March 2015

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn


We had the pleasure of hosting a London d3.js meetup on 26th Feburary, 2015. Until now, London had previously had two separate d3.js meetups, one hosted by @makoto_inoue and another one hosted by @kuldeepdaftary. We decided to combine efforts and rebrand as a single London d3.js meetup. We had over 50 people attend this first joint meetup, hosted in our offices. Beers and pizzas were kindly sponsored by Geckoboard.

The Twittersphere of the event is captured at the Storify page, and below are some photos and links to the talks that were given.

"Using data and visualisation to improve government" by Tom Booth

presentation 2


Simply Business team opportunities

"Tree and Network Visualisation using D3 Layouts" by Peter Cook


What's next?

We are always looking for new speakers, or interesting topics so that we can learn more about them. When we asked our attendees which topics they would find most interesting, a few ideas were suggested:

  • How to do animation with d3.js: Thinking with Joins is the must read article to understand this concept
  • Tooltips: There are ready-made d3.js-based libraries such as d3-tip, but there are lots of 'gotchas' when implementing tooltips with d3.js
  • How to combine d3.js and angular.js: a couple of examples are here and here
  • Hackathons

Once speakers, a date, and a location are decided for the next event, we will announce the details at both our Meetup page and the Google group. Hope to see you there!

Ready to start your career at Simply Business?

Want to know more about what it's like to work in tech at Simply Business? Read about our approach to tech, then check out our current vacancies.

Find out more

We create this content for general information purposes and it should not be taken as advice. Always take professional advice. Read our full disclaimer

Find this article useful? Spread the word.

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on LinkedIn

Keep up to date with Simply Business. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter and follow us on social media.

Subscribe to our newsletter


Public liability insuranceBusiness insuranceProfessional indemnity insuranceEmployers’ liability insuranceLandlord insuranceTradesman insuranceSelf-employed insuranceRestaurant insuranceVan insuranceInsurers


6th Floor99 Gresham StreetLondonEC2V 7NG

Northampton 900900 Pavilion DriveNorthamptonNN4 7RG

© Copyright 2024 Simply Business. All Rights Reserved. Simply Business is a trading name of Xbridge Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Financial Services Registration No: 313348). Xbridge Limited (No: 3967717) has its registered office at 6th Floor, 99 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7NG.