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  • Tutorial 7: Building a Javascript #EULife App

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    In this popular tutorial we use freely available tools to build an web app in Javascript and HTML that accesses the #EULife Open Data via the UK Data Service Open Data API and allows you to view the European Quality of Life Survey from Eurofound. If there’s one tutorial you watch, even though it’s over […]

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  • Tutorial 2: Understanding the UK Data Service Open Data API

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    In this tutorial Ralph Cochrane & Philip Rustemeier show you how to look at the UK Data Service Open Data API which contains the European Quality of Life Survey Open Data that you’ll need to enter the #EULife AppChallenge. Using your API Key from Tutorial 1 you can investigate the data and how it’s shown. […]

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  • Tutorial 3: How to Install Python

    Python is a popular programming language that makes it easier to interrogate and read data. The results are similar to a “report” format so it’s popular with data scientists. It also comes pre-installed with many operating systems e.g. Mac OSX. Philip Rustemeier runs through how to install Anaconda in preparation for Tutorial 4 where we […]

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  • Tutorial 4: Building a Python #EULife App

    In this tutorial Philipp Rustemeier shows how to build an #EULife Python app that accesses the European Quality of Life Survey via the UK Data Service Open Data API. In later tutorials we show how to plot the results on a chart, but this is a great tutorial for developers who want to understand the […]

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  • Tutorial 5: Charting #EULife with Python

    If you followed Tutorial 4 and built your own Python app, this tutorial shows you how to use the Bokeh libraries to chart your data. This is the first part of the charting tutorial. If you have a question use the comment box below or tweet us @appchallenge

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  • Tutorial 6: Part II : Charting #EULife with Python

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    If you followed Tutorial 5  you will, by now, have a Python app that queries the UK Data Service Open Data API and followed Philipp Rustemeier creating some charts and graphs using the data. In this tutorial we cover analysing the data a bit more closely and building charts at a country level so you can […]

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