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The Softvis Collection

A collection of beautiful and useful software visualizations


A Thousand Words

14 August 2013

Farooq Ali’s “A Thousand Words” is a great introduction to software visualization. Thanks to Farooq and the Pragmatic Programmers the essay is now available on the Softvis Collection site.

Commenting enabled

11 May 2013

We’ve added a commenting system to the site. You can now leave comments on most pages. At the moment it’s not possible to edit a comment once its posted.

First visualization published

16 January 2013

Progress! We have published the first visualization: Code Ownership Distribution Map. And the site got a bit of a refresh, too.

Hello World!

07 November 2012

After working in private for a while we have now decided to publish the material we have. Some source code is already available and we intend to publish several visualisations over the next few weeks.