Implementing the Perforce Helix in D3.js

The Perforce company, the owners of the popular version control system Perforce Helix Core, created a visualisation of a spinning helix on their homepage.

I thought this was pretty cool so decided to replicate it using D3.js and it is reproduced below.

Example code and discussion

The full code is available by viewing the source of the below frame. In my blog post I talk a little more about what I have written and how I would improve it .