O'Reilly logo

Google Visualization API Essentials by Traci L. Ruthkoski

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 6. Data Manipulation and Sources

Until now, data rendered in this book's examples have been defined within the code itself. Given this is a fairly limited method of storing data it naturally follows that a connection to external data sources must be developed. This chapter is dedicated to the topic of data accessibility for use in the Visualization API, including the following topics:

  • Preparing/cleaning data
  • Manipulating data with the Visualization API
  • Configuring the following to be consumed as a data source:
    • Spreadsheets
    • Fusion Tables
  • Manipulating data with their native APIs
  • Apps Script equivalent functionality
  • Creating your own data source

Data management is a topic that ranges well beyond the pages of this book, and the survey of methods presented ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required