Use an Excel chart to show a time snapshot and trace a path

These Excel charts were inspired by Hans Rosling’s TED presentation on Religion and Babies (http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_religions_and_babies.html). He is absolutely great at engaging the viewer with his ability to bring data to life. One of the things he did in his presentation was show the equivalent of an Excel bubble chart. He showed how different countries measured …

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Creating an Excel Mashup

Following up on my previous posts sharing my initial Excel mashups (Excel Mashup #2 and Excel Mashup #1), this post shares the details of how I created the second mashup. It assumes a basic familiarity with C-style syntax, asynchronous processing, and callback functions. For a version in a page by itself (i.e., not in a …

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