SIMILE Widgets: Timeline

Timeline is one of the four free, open source SIMILE Widgets designed for data visualization. Timeline allows users to "visualize temporal information on an interactive drag-able timeline". Timeline uses JavaScript and web markup in HTMl and XML. The clean graphic uses horizontal bars along the top and the bottom of the visualization to measure time and large middle portion to plot points of interest. Timeline can accommodate massive projects including several hundred events occurring over several thousands of years.