KeyLines Features

News and opinion from the team behind the KeyLines network visualization toolkit

Sequential layout: The best way to handle tiered data

29th January, 2018
Estimated reading time 5–8 minutes

Sequential layout is the latest of seven layouts in the KeyLines toolkit to bolster your network visualization arsenal. It’s designed to display data that contains a clear sequence of distinct levels of nodes.

Enjoy the Vue with KeyLines

13th November, 2017
Estimated reading time 6–10 minutes

A Vue Integration Guide Vue.js is a popular Javascript framework which is going head-to-head with the likes of Facebook’s React…

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Untangling the hairball: Visualizing Donald Trump’s network

6th February, 2017
Estimated reading time 6–10 minutes

A few weeks ago, four investigative journalists from Buzzfeed released an intriguing new dataset­­ called TrumpWorld. It’s a valiant attempt…

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Visualizing very large networks: an update

6th December, 2016
Estimated reading time 5–8 minutes

One of the most popular blog posts we’ve published in the last five years is Corey Lanum’s How to visualize…

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KeyLines Network Clustering

11th January, 2016
Estimated reading time 3–4 minutes

In our last post, we took a closer look at EigenCentrality and Page Rank – two of the great new…

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EigenCentrality & PageRank

2nd November, 2015
Estimated reading time 4–7 minutes

In among the new features and enhancements of KeyLines 2.11 were two great new social network analysis measures: EigenCentrality and…

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KeyLines FAQS: How to work with the Time Bar

16th September, 2015
Estimated reading time 4–6 minutes

Most connected data has a temporal element. Understanding it can be the key to unlocking a bigger picture. That is why we…

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KeyLines FAQs: Building a custom layout

12th August, 2015
Estimated reading time 5–8 minutes

One of the best things about KeyLines is its customization. Every aspect of a KeyLines application can be adapted to…


Using Social network analysis measures

21st July, 2015
Estimated reading time 6–10 minutes

Working as an intern for Cambridge Intelligence over summer, I couldn’t wait to get into KeyLines and see what it…

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KeyLines FAQ: Layouts Part 2

8th July, 2015
Estimated reading time 2–3 minutes

A few weeks ago, we wrote a blog post about force-directed layouts. We took a brief look ‘under the hood’…

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