Category: Data Extraction

Covid by region NZ -map representation- Part 5

        The Ministry of Health(MoH) have posted the original dataset on a different web page of each case and which District Health Board (DHB) they are under. The data can be found here. Instead of by region, its mapped to the District Health Board Regions. So the original map I was using in this post is

Covid Globally -Rates of change visualisation- Part 4

        I suppose I could use PowerBI but I’ll srick with Excel for the moment. PowerBI has the dashboard but I did find it slow, its speed may have improved but that is for testing another day. I’m using the John Hopkins Github repository of Data which is updated daily and what they use for their

Covid by region Globally -Data visualisation- Part 3

        At the end of the last post I’d found that the original NZ regional dataset had changed. I was also finding it slow working in Google Sheets as the interwongle seems to be slow with so much demand. So I decided that I’d start working locally. My current process is to get the data, manipulate

Covid by region NZ -map representation- Part 1

         I’m thinking of trying to do an NZ map of regions where cases are. I’m using link to Wikipedia 2020 coronavirus pandemic in New Zealand page for data on region data. I have been looking for polylines for these regions and also centroids for region polylines. No luck so far with centroids but I

StdLib API automation test with AirTable, SMS message, GMail & Google Sheets

        Somewhere I came across Standard Library but best searched for under StdLib. I signed up for it and found a couple of videos. It looked like magic and required serious coding, so I put it down at the time. I have been receiving regular “onboarding” emails (Seems pretty common and irritating when you sign up

Interactive web tables, Jexcel

        I found a post that had an article about an Excel type spreadsheet that you have in your web page with the benefits listed below, so I thought I’d have a play with it. jExcel is a lightweight vanilla javascript plugin to create amazing web-based interactive tables and spreadsheets compatible with Excel or any other