Category: Government and Public Data

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Mapping California's Legislative Districts

Editor's note: a huge thanks to Jim Miller of The Sacramento Bee for contributing this guest blog post.
California’s campaign season might seem a little sleepy from the perspective of people in other states. There are no hot-button U.S. Senate ...

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Collecting and Joining Congressional Voting Data

A lot of people don't know this but before I entered the world of Pokemon and Hello Kitty visualizations, I actually did some serious data work. I interned at a thinktank in Arizona helping them do data analysis for their annual Congressional Report Card. We had a monster ...

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Reviziting Bush, Gore, & Florida

It’s politics month here at Tableau Public! We are preparing for Election Day in the US (November 4th people, mark your calendars!) with our #VizTheVote theme, and so we thought we would write some blog posts about visualizing voting data and election results. I wanted to ...

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Mapping UK Airspace

Editor's note: This Mapping Month guest blog post was written by Craig Bloodworth of The Information Lab. See it published on The Information Lab's blog here.
As somebody who’s always fascinated by the possibilities & potential of combining mapping and data visualisation knowing somebody who has some fun ...

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New in 8: Javascript API pt. II

In our last blog post you saw how we can use the new Javascript API in Tableau Public 8.0 to play and pause a viz and automate some of the filtering.
You can use the API to control any Tableau Public viz that you embed on your website, and you can use any interactive functionality you'd expect: filters, actions, mark ...

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New in 8: Javascript API

Until now we have focused our “New in 8.0” series on new chart types and advanced dashboard formatting, but today we’ll be broadening our scope to cover a powerful new under the hood feature - Javascript API.
The upcoming 8.0 version of Tableau Public includes an expansive set of Javascript functions that allow for advanced ...

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