Sun Dial is a web app, created in collaboration with Shannon Forsman and Kim Schlesinger, that integrates various third-party APIs to show the user the current UV index and solar path for a given zip code. The path of the sun is charted using code from Mike Bostock and D3.js.

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  • Project Type: Web App, Data Vizualization
  • Goals and Constraints: For a morning hackathon, create an app built on Node that integrates various APIs.
  • Solution: A simple MVP that shows the current path of the sun and the UV index for a given zip code.
  • Skills Used: Node.js, Express, Handlebars, D3.js, HTML, CSS