Cloud is the buzz and may not be only for the Cloud Computing. It inspired me to visually represent the decade [2000-2009] beautiful Creative Word Clouds. Hope it refreshes you and takes you down the memory lane to the beginning of the decade: 9/11 > Boom > Lehman Brothers > Recession > Bailout > to the latest Dubai meltdown... At Technology front it started with Y2K > Web 2.0 > Blog > Social Media > Cloud Computing > iPhone > Google Goggles > Continues…
So, interested to create your own fancy Word Cloud? It’s quite simple. You can use Wordle a Google App Engine application. It’s free and you can use the image in various ways: Wallpaper, Book Cover, Greeting Card, Campaign Poster, T-Shirt, Brochures, Business Cards or any other creative way you wish. Moreover, you can use it in your blog or website but you must attribute/acknowledge it.
Pre-requisites before you create Word Clouds at Wordle:
You have to download the Latest Java Plug-in and Install it to your system.
Steps to Create Word Clouds
- Visit Wordle
- Enter some random text in the text area and press Create.
- Remember, the more frequently used words will appear more prominently.
- Your attractive Word Cloud is rendered in a few seconds.
The application is very quick & efficient. Hats off to Jonathan Feinberg, the creator of Wordle. Play around change font, layout, color scheme etc.
Have fun…enjoy your beautiful Word Clouds~~~