We're releasing a new version of Constellation Roamer which adds some of the most-requested features as well as fixing a bunch of bugs. Here's the low-down.
Things have been quiet on the blog but we're still kicking! In fact, Asterisq has been busier than ever. Below are screenshots from just a few of the projects we've pushed out over the past six months.
Rolling out the latest version of Constellation Framework today with a lot of improvements! Probably the biggest benefit is the huge performance improvement but a lot of features have been added to the API as well.
Last weekend, Canberra hosted a government data hack day where some 150 geeks made use of Australian federal and state data to create public mashups. The winners of the Best of Show award used Constellation Roamer as part of their LobbyClue application.
Asterisq worked with interactive internet marketing agency, NeboWeb, to create a simple online tool for designing a phone system. The interface was launched as part of Vocalocity's website redesign—it's perfect for engaging their users with a fun, friendly little app.
A couple new tutorials on graph parsing have just been posted over at Framework documentation. These tutorials teach you to parse data loaded from an external file into the graph data structure. If you're working with unique data format, there's also a tutorial for implementing a custom graph parser class.
I'm excited to announce that LinkWex Inc. has purchased a license for the Constellation Framework source code to enable high impact business solutions for Silicon Valley's large enterprise giants! They were searching for a web-based graphviz framework that supported their feature requirements and had the flexibility to handle all their use cases.
The tutorials have been updated for the upcoming Framework version 0.3. There's also a new tutorial on creating a custom edge renderer in Flex.
Australian professional networking company, Optimice, has just launched a new website featuring a visualization based on Constellation Framework. This customization reads data from a special format and displays it in a unique interface built by Asterisq.
Asterisq recently completed a Drupal-backed graph visualization project for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). They came to us looking for an interface which encouraged users to explore their dataset of people, organizations, and political events related to Lebanon. Besides the intriguing data, the project was also interesting because of some special requirements.
Research scientist Siddharth Suri has been conducting online experiments for the Human & Social Dynamics group at Yahoo! Research. He's using Amazon's Mechanical Turk service and Constellation Roamer to gain insight into human behavior.
BrightIdea has been working with Adobe to manage their innovation. Now a prototype graph visualization built by Asterisq is being featured on their online "WebStorm" for Acrobat, found at http://ideas.acrobat.com.
The mobile advertising company, AdMob, has picked up a license of Constellation Framework for showing off their products.
New Roamer graph visualizations have gone up on a couple of websites. Both implementations take advantage of Roamer's customization properties to make the interface blend in with their website.
Check out the screenshots and links!
I'm super excited to announce that Natural Resources Canada is using Constellation Framework to create a custom graph visualization.
Ultimate Movie Site has everything to do with movies, including a Constellation graph visualization for exploring the relationships in the movie world. They also recently launched a Facebook application which visualizes your friends' favorite films.