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Google apps script version of a VBA version of an original mashup of scraperwiki electoral data, mysociety api and openrefine.
A Google Apps Script version of a VBA implementation of a post by Tony Hirst on his oUseful blog where he nicely laid out how mashup Open refine plus various APIs to research which candidates were standing for election in the wards in which they live.
Finding nearest match and other palettes in other fixed color schemes Color scheme UII posted about a color scheme explorer app the other day. Given a specific color, it will find - in a given color scheme such as dulux paint colors, the nearest 5 colors plus various palettes using different color models. Working with a limited schemeLet's say you have a limited scheme - for this example I found the colors used by RAF for painting planes - it only has 51 variations - and you want to find something in that scheme the nearest to some color, here's how.
Connections in electoral data - D3 and VBA follow on from oUseful post Yesterday I showed how to do some data wrangling in VBA and Google Apps Script that Tony Hirst on his oUseful blog had done using scraperwiki, Open refine plus various APIs. Today he posted a quick analysis using gephi and scraperwiki on which candidates supported each other in a local Election.
Here's how to do the same thing using VBA and D3.js.
I just saw a great post by Tony Hirst on his oUseful blog where he nicely laid out how to use Open refine plus various APIs to research which candidates were standing for election in the wards in which they live. This kind of mashup of various tools is something I cannot resist playing around with, so I 'borrowed' his scraper wiki data to show how to do the same thing in one shot in Excel. I gave myself a time limit of 2 hours to see how much I could get done, including writing it up.
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Lately I've been doing a lot of posts to do with messing around with color. I'm using a selection of technologies such asscriptDB, Parse.com, jQuery promises, Google Apps Script, Google Spreadsheets, Google Visualization API andVBA to create a series of colorscheming apis and apps.