Visualizing Startup Data

Lately I’ve been spending my time defining key metrics for our SaaS startup Mashape. One of the things we wanted to do was get quick visual feedback of our data. There are a lot of great charting and graphing tools and services, but I ended up falling in love with one javascript library in particular. Rickshaw is built on top of D3.js and comes with all the bells and whistles that you see in enterprise level dashboards.

Here's a screenshot of daily HTTP requests over the last year:

Data visualization is fun when you have great data!