[Chicago] Web application framework for network visualization

Joshua Herman zitterbewegung at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 20:36:33 CEST 2012

http://d3js.org/ does this too you just have to write the graph in json

You could just have a bunch of json files and change the graph being
displayed in javascript.

On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 1:08 PM, Oren Livne <livne at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I'd like to write a web app that can display a directed graph as an SVG
> image after the particular graph has been selected from a drop down menu,
> where nodes are click-able (say, highlighted in red when clicked) via AJAX
> that triggers a back-end callback function. Graphs are stored in a database.
> What's the best route? I thought of learning django as a web framework and
> using cytoscape to display graphs. Of course, I would have to generate the
> graph in my code and pass it to cytoscape via AJAX. Is that an overkill? Is
> there a simpler way?
> Thanks,
> Oren
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