How to get json key for d3.js chart?

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by adan , in category: Javascript , a month ago

How to get json key for d3.js chart?

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by arnoldo.moen , a month ago

@adan 

To get the JSON key for a D3.js chart, you will need to first load the JSON data into your D3.js script. Once the data is loaded, you can access the keys by using the Object.keys() method on the data object.


Here is an example of how you can get the JSON keys for a D3.js chart:

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// Load the JSON data
d3.json("data.json").then(function(data) {
  // Get the keys of the JSON data
  var keys = Object.keys(data[0]);
  
  // Log the keys to the console
  console.log(keys);
  
  // Use the keys to create your D3.js chart
  // For example, you can use the keys to create the x and y scales
  var xScale = d3.scaleBand()
    .domain(keys)
    .range([0, width]);

  var yScale = d3.scaleLinear()
    .domain([0, d3.max(data, function(d) { return d[keys[0]]; })])
    .range([height, 0]);
});


In this example, data.json is the JSON file containing your data. The Object.keys(data[0]) method retrieves the keys of the first object in the JSON data array. You can then use these keys to access specific data values when creating your D3.js chart.