Ruby: Using Google Charts to Graph Chicago Crime Data

Recently I decided to visualize some of Chicago’s Crime Data.  I used ruby to parse and manicure it into JSON, and Google Charts to display it.

The Data is from :

Google Charts API :

The data was saved in CSV format on my local C: Drive
Local Path : C:\ChicagoCrime\CHICAGOCRIME.csv
Data chosen ranges from 8/8/2012 to 8/8/2013

Ruby Code used to create the JSON
Ruby Chicago Crime

JSON Output

Column Chart Created
chicago crimes

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