Using CartoDB 2.0 to geocode private prisons in comparison to state-by-state incarceration rates

The last post I wrote about CartoDB used the CartoDB API and Leaflet.js to produce a hover tooltip map of census data. Looking back, while it’s quite useful to learn CartoDB’s API, it’s now possible to achieve those same visual cues and interactivity without spending time wading through complex, undocumented JavaScript. You can now do everything I did here using little more than CartoDB’s frontend CMS. Continue reading