Innovation Session

Innovation Session: The History of NFL Win Percentages – Part 7

As a hobbyist developer, I have always been grateful for help from others. Whether from friends, co-workers or strangers. A few weeks ago Mike Bostock helped me figure out why my chart wasn’t rendering by answering my question on stack overflow. Mike is, for those of you that aren’t data visualization nerds, the creator and lead developer of D3, the javascript library I’m using to create this chart. Super cool. It turns out when I had re-written the code I had accidentally let two lines slip to the bottom. Those two lines defined the scope of the graph and without them running fist, the whole thing broke. I knew it was going to be something small like that, it always is. Except for when it is something big. I now have all of the data loaded and rendering. It is quite a mess and not labelled. Check it out for