In this exercise we'll work with an API to generate something we couldn't have made on our own, then talk about how it could be customized and suited to our needs.
sudo gem install timeline_setterin your Terminal window. Depending on a few things, it might work and it might not. If it doesn't, you might have to work on the Lab machines.
timeline-setter -c /Users/kevin/Desktop/lab7/data/daiichi.csv -o /Users/kevin/Desktop/lab7/and hit enter. If it worked, your Terminal should say something like "== Files copied to /Users/kevin/Desktop/lab7/"
timeline-setter -c /Users/kevin/Desktop/lab7/data/foo.csv -o /Users/kevin/Desktop/lab7/ -a
Here is how the New York Times ended up publishing this information. What are the benefits of this approach? Why would they make this choice?
How could you incorporate this into your projects with your current internships and future jobs? What would you want to do to change it?
They also make a similar application called TableSetter that might be useful for making you for interactive tables.