Gabriel Martinez a blog

El Paso Alcohol Sales with Chart.js

I’ve been wanting to use the Texas alcohol sales tax data in a project for a while now. You might have seen my other post using D3.js for data visualizations, and I thought I was going to use D3 for this project too. I then found Chart.js; this library is small, powerful, and it’s fun to use. See the app here. It was very easy to get started.... Read more

D3.js Helpful Learning Tutorials

You are here because you want to learn how to use the D3.js JavaScript library, but you’re lost in an abyss of online information and Google search results. First, what is the D3.js library? From their website: D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS. Dat... Read more

An Important List of Drupal Modules

When beginning a Drupal project, one of the first things you might do is create a list of specifications and possibly functionality that your application needs. Those specs can determine which modules you can leverage and use; furthermore, these modules can be adapted to fit your needs if they do not already fulfill them completely. The list of... Read more

Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Foundation for Emails

I’ve been using the Salesforce Marketing Cloud (formerly ExactTarget) regularly for mass custom email sends. Marketing Cloud is a reliable CRM tool that provides reporting and analytics to give you feedback on what is happening to your emails after they are sent. The nice team over at Zurb (the team that brought us the popular CSS framework - F... Read more