WebCola

JavaScript constraint based layout for high-quality graph visualization and exploration using D3.js and other web-based graphics libraries


Homepage with examples

Installation

A version suitable for browsers can be found here (minified).

Npm:

npm install webcola --save

You can also install it through npm by first adding it to package.json:

"dependencies": {
  "webcola": "latest"
}

Then by running npm install.

Bower :

bower install webcola --save

If you use TypeScript, you can get complete TypeScript definitions by installing tsd 0.6 and running tsd link.

Building

Linux/Mac/Windows Command Line:

  • install node.js
  • install grunt from the command line using npm (comes with node.js):

    npm install -g grunt-cli
    
  • from the WebCola directory:

    npm install
    
  • build, minify and test:

    grunt
    

This creates the cola.js and cola.min.js files in the WebCola directory, generates index.js for npm, and runs tests.

Visual Studio:

Running

Linux/Mac/Windows Command Line:

Install the Node.js http-server module:

npm install -g http-server

After installing http-server, we can serve out the example content in the WebCola directory.

http-server WebCola

The default configuration of http-server will serve the exampes on http://localhost:8080.