How to access json using d3.js?

by raven_corwin , in category: Javascript , 15 days ago

How to access json using d3.js?

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by muriel.schmidt , 14 days ago

@raven_corwin 

To access JSON data using d3.js, you can use the d3.json() function. Here's an example:

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// JSON data URL
const url = 'path/to/your/json/file.json';

// Access JSON data
d3.json(url).then(function(data) {
  // Work with the data here
  console.log(data);

  // Example manipulation: Iterate over data array and display property
  data.forEach(function(d) {
    console.log(d.property);
  });

}).catch(function(error) {
  // Handle any errors
  console.error('Error loading the JSON data: ', error);
});


In the above code, replace 'path/to/your/json/file.json' with the actual path or URL to your JSON data. The d3.json() function reads the JSON file asynchronously, and the resulting data is passed to the callback function as the first argument (data).


You can then work with the data variable, for example, iterating over an array within the JSON and accessing properties.


Note: When using d3.json(), you need to make sure that you're running your code on a web server (due to security restrictions for accessing local files).