Information Visualization
Programming with D3.js

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In this course you will learn how to use D3.

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Taught by
Enrico Bertini
Associate Professor
and 1 more instructor

Offered by
New York University

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r/OMSA • comment
1 points • Georgia_Burdell

I think this was it:

DVA uses version 5, but the basics are pretty much the same. Any exposure to AWS, Azure, and MapReduce would have helped, but D3 is worth a lot more of the course points, so I focused in it. Good luck!

r/OMSCS • comment
1 points • TacoFalconSupreme

found this mooc:


Should be worth it for us to go through.

r/learnprogramming • comment
1 points • kuberlog

\> Is this the right time to build a portfolio?

It is always the right time to build a portfolio

\> Should I train to be more proficient in a single language?

Its best to become proficient in a single language, although given your ambitions for game/social media companies, that language might not be Python. I suggest Javascript because of its use in web.

One suggestion I have is to model your understanding of economics with code. This will help build synergy across your university and personal pursuits. There is a great Javascript library called D3 which will enable you to make visualizations of economic concepts. Perhaps take the beginner Information Visualization course on coursera taught by NYU:

r/OMSCS • comment
1 points • omsa-reddit-jacket

Half your grade is the group project, so finding a good group is really important. Go join the OMSA DVA slack board ( and start talking to students about projects and ideas. There's a channel in the main OMSCS slack also, but it's less active. I wouldn't be afraid of big groups, there's very little penalty for having a big group, and IF effectively managed can make the work go faster (and deal with the potential for people who drop course).

Regarding homeworks, Javascript/D3 is the bulk of the content. If you've never done Javascript or D3, it's worth getting your prefered IDE setup and starting to work through some tutorials. Here's an example class ( but there are others.

The rest of the programming assignments are manageable, just start early if you aren't familiar with the programming language/technology that's being covered.