Tags: google chart tools, open data
You may have heard about the World Bank’s fairly recent release of the World Development Indicators data and the work they’re doing around open data in general. The WDI data is amazingly overwhelming because there’s simply so much of it, but it’s also extremely interesting and bound to be really useful if you have something specific you’re looking for. Checkout this simple charting visualization of the data that uses Dojo to trivially create nice auto-complete-enabled combo boxes and Google Chart Tools for the charting.
This implementation is part of a more involved magazine article on hacking open data that will be republished here once it’s been run its course in print.