Interactive Map Dashboards: Where do I Vote?

As the Day Progresses, the heartbeat of millions of Americans is going up. Everyone is keeping their fingers crossed about who is going to be the Next American President. Millions already voted and some are waiting in lines as I write this post. According to CNN 5% of American’s are still Undecided until November 3rd. If you are among those who is unable to find a place to vote or you are thinking “OK, I’ve decided now and I want to Vote, But where do I go?” Don’t worry, MSN and Google have interactive maps to find your voting location and more.

MSN Your Vote 2008: Map Room – Polling Place Info:

Click on a State and select your County.

Google Maps 2008 US Voter Info:

Find your voting location and more. Enter the home address where you are registered to vote.


Live Dashboards: Real Time Election Results and Poll Closing times

Today is the day. McCain and Obama are fighting for votes across the country. Prediction is that Voters are going to storm the Polling booths. I hope everything goes well and a deserving candidate emerges as a winner. Since many of you like me want to be up to the minute with the election results, I’ve consolidated some great looking Dashboards and Widgets which will give you information about Results in real time and also the Poll closing times in different states. Keep visiting back, I will updating this as in I find an interesting widget or a dashboard. Click on the Images for the Interactive versions.

CBS News Election Results:

The New York Times Election Results Tracker:

CNN Live Results:

CNN Last poll closing times:

Google Election Results Tracker: It’s Interactive


Election 2008 Primary Results Tracker: Live Dashboard using Google Maps

Google always surprised me with its Gadgets. Here is a new one which catches my attention. I call it Google Live Dashboard to keep a track of Election 2008 Primaries.

Keep up-to-date on the 2008 election with Google Maps

Use the Primary Results Map to view outcomes of each state primary. See results down to the county level by zooming in on a particular state.


Xcelsius 2008 SP1 Hot Fix is here!

The much awaited Xcelsius 2008 SP1 Hot Fix is here. Since the release of Xcelsius 2008 and later SP1, a lot of users and developers complained about the unstable application and its behavior when using a combination of components. Here are some of the known issues in Xcelsius 2008 before SP1 was released:

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Webinar Archives: Adding Value to Xcelsius Applications in Xcelsius 2008

In this Webinar Katryn Cheng, a Sales Consultant from Business Objects, an SAP company describes and demonstrates how Xcelsius 2008 can be used to add value to the existing business applications. She also explains how You can add more value to your applications by adding interaction between your dashboards and your application by using Xcelsius capabilities such as Flash Variables and FS Commands.

The Webinar assumes that you are already familiar with Xcelsius and also web application concepts such as Webservers, HTML concepts etc.

The runtime is 81mins and its a WebEx based Presentation and Narration style webinar. Click on Playback button below to launch the webinar.