Gruff Learning Center


  • Gruff is the semantic industry’s most advanced data visualization and graphical query builder. Gruff is a freely downloadable graphical triple-store browser that makes data retrieval more pleasant and powerful with a variety of tools for laying out cyclical graphs, displaying tables of properties, managing queries, and building queries as visual diagrams. The following is the result of a webinar we hosted to cover getting started with and using Gruff. For additional information, and to download Gruff, please visit the Gruff product description page here.

Introductory Tutorial

Time Machine Tutorial for Gruff v7

Presentation Slides

Download the presentation slides here

Training Videos

Introduction Length: 04:17

Section One: Downloading the correct version Length: 01:30

Section Two: Managing Triple-stores Length: 07:12

Section Three: The Graph View Length: 18:53

Section Four: The Table View Length: 04:19

Section Five: The Outline View Length: 02:06

Section Six: The Query View Length: 06:56

Sections Seven and Eight: Visual Query Builder and Visual Discovery Length: 06:06

Section Nine: http, Control through RESTLength: 04:26

Section Ten: Pictures on nodes Length: 02:09

Section Eleven: The Server Edition Length: 03:47

The Entire Presentation Length: 01:02:58

Additional Gruff Videos

New! Demonstration of new features here.

Title Download Length
Demonstration using life sciences linked data videotarget blank image. 15 minutes
Overview of Functionality videotarget blank image. 4 min., 19 sec.
The Four Basic Approaches videotarget blank image. 2 min., 38 sec.
Creating and Opening a Triple Store videotarget blank image. 2 min., 58 sec.
Displaying a Starter Node videotarget blank image. 3 min., 2 sec.
Adding Nodes Linked by Particular Predicates videotarget blank image. 2 min., 50 sec.
Adding Arbitrary Linked Nodes videotarget blank image. 3 min., 48 sec.
Managing a Larger Layout videotarget blank image. 3 min., 53 sec.
Doing SPARQL Queries videotarget blank image. 3 min., 4 sec.
The Legend, Saving Layout States,
and Finding Paths
videotarget blank image. 3 min., 59 sec.

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