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Anyone else worked on a covid19-related project?

m3h0w profile image Micha Gacka 1 min read

The moment the pandemic started I got so overwhelmed by having to compute the consequences of such an unprecedented situation that I couldn't focus on my day job and felt like I had to focus on doing something related to covid19. It helped and I learned a lot in the process.

I ended up making a data visualization page in TypeScript and React that allows for comparing countries' infection trajectories and visualizes the cases and deaths on a simple map. I called it COVID19.PINK because the color domains were almost the only ones available for covid19

It's open-source if you want to check out the details.

Did you build anything related to the coronavirus? What was your motivation? I'd love to see your projects.

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Jan Stamer

I did help a bit with quarano.de/.

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Micha Gacka Author

Great! Is Germany using it?

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Jan Stamer

Yes some health departments are but could be more. Tracing contacts still involved too much manual work.

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Jesse Smith Byers

I made a country-comparison one with a map and charts as a way to start learning some D3 last spring - I blogged about it here.
You can view it live, but the functionality no longer works for US state-level data on the bar charts, since they rate-limited the API and I wasn't ready to pay for a subscription!
Covid-19 World Tracker

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Micha Gacka Author

Nice! Thanks for sharing <3

Oh, yes I've spent quite some time myself having to adjust to the data source but was lucky enough to choose one that is free and still updated (including state-level data for the US)

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Graham Smith

When it all started, i saw everyone made dashboards. I wanted to make something that showed the real magnitude of how huge the nasty thing was. Check it out: hedgy134117.github.io/covid19-refe...

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Micha Gacka Author

Oh, nice! I love the simplicity.

I had the same feeling about everyone making dashboards but I also didn't like most of them back in April and wanted to see if I can do better

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Micha Gacka Author

Cool. Looks like a lot of work. Thanks for sharing!

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Madza • Edited

Best I've come across so far: link

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Micha Gacka Author

Oh yes, the famous 3d covid earth :) I like it too!

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Riju Pramanik

I made a hobby project to learn how to make interactive maps, and ended up making this.
covid-19-india-204a3.web.app/
It's open source as well!

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Micha Gacka Author

Nice! Very clean. Thanks for sharing.

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Gaous Muhammad Saklaen

I created desktop and android application to check stats for COVID-19.
Here's the github links:
github.com/gaous/CovidTracker
github.com/gaous/COVIDTrackerForAn...

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webbureaucrat

chicagotestout.gitlab.io/

I built it because the local newspapers' data tracking pages all use statewide data, but the city reopening phases are based on Chicago city data.

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Micha Gacka Author

Nice. We could use something like this in Copenhagen.

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Ashish Kumar

I built this : covid-19-c69ff.web.app/ in April because I learnt angular 9 newly and wanted to test my skills over a weekend

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Micha Gacka Author

Cool! I bet it was a great learning experience.

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Aayush Tyagi • Edited

I can't stop rewatching your project over and over again
Here is my small practice :)
aayushtyagi1.github.io/React-Covid...

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Micha Gacka Author

I'm glad you like it :)