Sunday, September 18, 2011

Viz: Migrations Map

This is an excellent example of HTML 5 visualization. The map shows the number of migrants in a country from different countries and the number of migrants leaving a particular country. Clicking on a particular country shows arrows pointing to other countries from where the migrants came from or where are they migrating depending on the selected option. Hovering on a particular country gives various statistics about the country.
The map can be found here:


Girish Pandit said...

What I liked the most was, this site uses an offline caching mechanism, which means, it will download the whole site data in your browser cache. This is one of the many capabilities supported by HTML5. There are jQuery snippets available online to carry out this caching. One such source is this -