Any infographic should be simple and self explanatory. Function should always outweigh form, most definitely in the attitude of a programmer, where pragmatism trumps all else. I hope it can give some answers to the points you have raised :) 0 18 Splurov June 6, 2010 5:40 am Large resolution view (.png, 0,6 Mb) - http://img193.imageshack.us/img193/9676/aboutprogramming02.png 0 If the design is completely not intuitive and easily understandable. Source
But, world of programming section is not as simple as explained by author in Geek Graph. This layout completely breaks what normal usage perceptions would be and doesn't actually deliver anything in a visually helpful manner. I’ve been expanding upon my client base over the past few years and have been pivotal to the success of many digital marketing campaigns in a range of competitive industries. However, I agree that Nygaard and Dahl should have been mentioned, but the author has to make some decision and focus on some. 0 8 john doe June 7, 2010 7:56
This first layout is simple but lacks the attractiveness of a good infographic. Ignoring the episodic strategy, I like your sketched layouts better than the final, maybe because they're simple checkboards and not yet constrained by the false mysticism of the golden ratio. Please provide us with your email address: Subscribe Smashing Book 5: "Real-Life Responsive Web Design", our playbook to master all the tricky facets and hurdles of responsive web design. Otherwise its all pointless.
But the purpose was to slightly touch upon various things in programming. All rights reserved. I introduce this article on my blog in Korean. ^^ think1more.kr/85 0 40 Darren June 6, 2010 5:34 pm We just built our infographic, about North America's ‘wildness': http://www.thebigwild.org/infographic I must But the problem with circular pattern is that it's tough to display entire information in it.
I believe that the timeline should have been given more emphasis too :) The effort you put into doing this is commendable and certainly very intriguing. However, George Boole, the inventor of Boolean logic is missing. Can you believe THAT'S the programming language they taught us in astronomy grad school? Phillip Gibb says June 7, 2010 brain[what] language?
Is a design really a good design when it can only be used and understood properly after reading an entire explanatory article on how it works? That was a wonderful comment :) Thanks! I used Pixus7 to create the golden rectangle grid for this infographic. For me, a good "infographic" leads me through the story it wants to tell.
It's true that major portion includes pioneers of programming, however, it also includes a timeline and some statistics. In fact, Edward Tufte coined the term "chartjunk" to refer to useless, uninformative or information-obscuring elements in quantitative displays. Which leads to the missing people? Embed Code Embeded for hosted site: Click the code to copyEmbeded for
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In fact, there can be many versions of this infographic to cover various other great programmers! :) 0 12 ok mijun June 6, 2010 2:36 pm Haha nice idea, let's generate Add a source Category: Computers Publisher: Smashing Magazine Did you work on this visual? Even this infographic doesn't cover it all: http://www.digibarn.com/collections/posters/tongues/tongues.jpg 0 31 Andrew June 6, 2010 9:05 am There is a lot to talk about here, thanks for putting together this post, Adit. have a peek here Designing The Infographic Link Infographics are visual representations of information, data and knowledge.
Within a single typeface family, variations in weight, width and style can vary the rhythm substantially, thus affecting communication. Implementing proven digital marketing strategies in the following key areas: Lead Generation – attracting laser-targeted leads! Only practical, real-life techniques and recipes you can learn from. You can always get help from Adobe Kuler if you have trouble choosing colors for your design.
Infographics are meant to lend an added perception of how to more easily digest and interpret the data, this serves neither of those functions. An infographic is only as useful as the content, and while skipping dynamic typing is fine, when you consider the impact of Lisp and Smalltalk, I don't understand how you can However, the solution may look more elegant in one programming language as compared to another. http://comvurgent.com/world-of/world-of-warcraft-legion.html and I am always teetering on high heels.
Why the jump from Punch Cards and Vacuum tubes straight to C++? Let's consider each of these in turn. The project is based on mathematical problems, and so displaying the statistics in geometric shapes was apt. wp 0 20 menno June 7, 2010 1:37 am take a look yourself… 0 21 Kev June 6, 2010 6:13 am The graphic looks great.
I didn't realize it was art critique. Both are sans-serif. Increasing Web Traffic – driving targeted prospects to your site, people already looking for what you have to offer! What's shocking is that the timeline ends fifteen years ago. 0 49 Ryan Riley June 15, 2010 5:43 am When you consider the importance of the contribution, 15 years ago is
Menu Search Jump to the content Smashing Magazine Smashing Pages: Books Tickets Shop Email Newsletter Jobs About us / Impressum Categories: Coding Design Mobile Graphics UX Design WordPressWP X Search on I spend most of my time in web design and in coming up with new ideas to enhance productivity. I will surely keep this in mind next time. I chose a light shade of gold (#f9ebb3) for the background.
Eight Queens and N-puzzle have often been used as illustrative problems for various programming techniques, and so they, too, are included here. If the subject matter would've made sense as mostly narrative, with just a few visuals, that's okay. Don't forget the true pioneers (aka masochists) - machine language, which started it all. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Kay 0 54 Cole June 7, 2010 5:01 am Very nice!
Note the group of three men and one woman on this page, bottom right. I also had trouble determining whether the three round color circles in the upper right at the top had any relation to the colors in the depictions of each pioneer's theories. Then, I applied a granular pattern to the background layer and scaled it down to 51%. And telling commentors, "Well you should read the article for my rhetoric and maybe you'll understand why I designed it that way" is quite a terrible defense.
This is after all an info graphic on the pioneers and their names could pop, maybe? The system wouldn't work if someone had determined the bricks dimensions based on anything other than how to make the brick work best as a brick.