Meta Refresh 2015

The web in your pocket

Ritvvij Parrikh


A framework for building data-driven interactive front-ends

Submitted Mar 4, 2015

We live in world of “big data”. However, the front-end for the “big data” age is the browser which cannot hold more than 1-5 MB of data at any given moment of time. The problem becomes more aggravated in mobiles where the bandwidth is even lower. How to build user interfaces that are data heavy and interactive in nature?


At Pykih, we have attempted to solve this problem with a Javascript Framework (PykQuery.js) that establishes a consistent way for our team to write data-driven interactive front-ends.

  • The problem
  • Case study without PykQuery.js
  • Introduction
  • Architecture
  • How it works?
  • Case study with PykQuery.js


Basic HTML and Javascript knowledge

Speaker bio

Ritvvij Parrikh is the founder of - a data visualisation company. He works in the intersection of data, design, statistics and coding. In his previous avatars, he founded a social enterprise that helped charities with analytics. Prior to that, he worked for many years at Amdocs US designing data-driven systems for AT&T.



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