I have a Cairngorm-based application that polls a server for data every few seconds. To do this I have a command that initiates the server request, and in the result handler I set a timeout. When that timeout is up, I dispatch the event that is responsible for kicking off the command in the first […]
Category Archives: Flex
I’ve started a Google Code repository Github repository for all of my little experiments. At the moment it just has the HeatMap component, but — baring any unforeseen circumstances — it will soon flourish. You can check it out here.
I recently came across a post on FlowingData with a visualization showing the growth of the WalMart chain over the years. It’s very well done, but all those icons really clutter up the map. The fact that they’re semi-transparent makes it possible to distinguish the dense areas from the sparse ones, but it’s difficult to […]
Last semester I worked with Darya Filippova, Joonghoon Lee, Andreea Olea, and Krist Wongsuphasawat on a project for Ben Shneiderman’s Information Visualization course. We took a subset of the accident data collected by the CATT Lab and built a tool to help figure out why certain stretches of road have a higher number of accidents […]