These visualisations were built using R and Shiny, here's a basic overview of what Shiny is.
Dr. Mireia Borrel-Porta approached the University of Oxford IT Research Support team to discuss options for building an interactive Gantt chart to accompany their Family Policy Database project, so that visitors to their project website could interactively explore the history of family associated policies in the UK. It became clear that the IDN service provided a good solution to this problem, as Dr. Borrel-Porta was happy to deposit the data behind the visualisation on Figshare such that it could be pulled directly into the visualisation hosted on shinyapps.io.
This shiny app uses the following visualisation:
- Gantt/timeline chart - useful for comparing how data changes over time.
To replicate this interactive visualisation for yourself, refer to the IDN Shiny app template or else fork the actual code for the shiny app here. You an also contact the IDN on firstname.lastname@example.org
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