JavaScript Data Visualization: Build a Bar Chart Race Generator

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Let’s create a Bar Chart Race project together in 2 hours!

Create enticing animation of bars racing to the top! It’s a great way to visualize trends over time and are popular on social media.

This workshop will guide you through how to skip the bothersome tasks of server setups & constructing databases. Let’s go straight into building what we want to actually see on the screen.

All you need is a basic understanding of JavaScript for this workshop!


  • Use Kintone’s GUI to create databases (Kintone Apps)
  • Utilize the databases to store & manage data
  • Apply client-side JavaScript to visualize the database data as Bar Chart Races
  • Use Kintone’s REST API initiator to call REST APIs from client-side JavaScript



  • Free Kintone Developer License for your own projects
  • Functioning Bar Chart Race project
  • Experience developing on a no-code/low-code platform
  • Understanding how to avoid CORS errors when calling REST APIs from client-side JavaScript
  • Directions for your future projects


Prerequisite – Sign up for Kintone!

① Sign-Up for Developer Program Account (Website)

② THEN Create a Kintone Subdomain (Database)


Quick Video on the Sign-Up Process:

Event Schedule (in Pacific Time)

  • 6:00pm – Welcome!
  • 6:15pm – 7:45pm – Kintone Presentation & Workshop
  • 7:45pm – Q&A


What You Will Be Building

What is Kintone?

Kintone is a no-code/low-code cloud platform for teams to easily & effectively share and collaborate on their data.

You can add JavaScript, CSS, &/or HTML to enhance the frontend UI/UX of a Kintone App. This can include features such as maps, buttons, and color-coding.

Read up on how to customize and develop on the Kintone platform at