The Observable Blog
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Meet the Newest Members of the Observable Team!
Michael Cooper joins us as an Engineer on the User Activation team. On the Product Education Team, Paul Buffa and Robert Kosara join as Data Visualization Developers.
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Upcoming Data Analyst Events with Observable
Join the Observable community as we discuss what's in the development toolkits of Data Analysts. We'll share resources on how Data Analysts can accelerate their workflows, connect to their databases, create templates, query live data, and more!
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Analyzing Star Wars movies + the first anniversary of Observable Plot!
Today we celebrate both the 1 year anniversary of Observable Plot 🎉 and May The 4th. Please take a look back at this fascinating data exploration of Star Wars movie scripts using Observable Plot.
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April 2022 - What's new on Observable?
In this reprint of our monthly newsletter, we recap some of the exciting things that happened in the month of April.
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Carl Wilson joins Observable as Head of Recruiting
Carl brings more than two decades of experience in tech recruiting. In this post he shares some insight into his passions and background.
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Amanda Waite joins Observable as Engineering Lead
We are thrilled to welcome this amazing person and longtime industry vet to the Observable team. Learn more about Amanda's story and experience below.
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Black History Month Activity
Here at Observable, we believe in shedding light on diverse stories through data and beyond. We believe it is important to acknowledge the lived and shared experiences of all Black people because their struggles and achievements have greatly impacted each and every one of us.
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Plot Cheatsheets
Observable Plot is a robust JavaScript library to help you quickly visualize tabular data. These cheatsheets provide an interactive reference and printable PDF to explore each of the foundational concepts of the library: Marks, Scales, Transforms, Layout, and Colors.
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Visualizing The New York Times’s Mini Crossword
Sometime around August, a bunch of us realized we were all playing The New York Times’s daily mini crossword. We started a Slack channel & shared invite links to add each other to our in-app leaderboards, which use Observable Plot.
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2021 Retrospective
Input from community creators and members like you is what drives us to continually evolve Observable and we sincerely thank you for all of the incredible feedback over the past year.