Tool of the week: freeDive
What is it? A wizard to turn a Google spreadsheet into a searchable, embeddable interactive
freeDive is a wizard that allows you to take a Google spreadsheet, turn it into an interactive database, embed it into a news story and let readers to explore the data.
The tool generates a simple embed code and also has an option to allow you to download the HTML, upload it onto your server and use an iframe.
Here is one we made earlier. This searchable database shows the ABC-audited web traffic figures for regional news groups.
[iframe src=”http://www.journalism.co.uk/uploads/abcembedtest.html” height=”650px”]