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[nycphp-talk] re: Graph creation software for PHP

Jon Baer jonbaer at jonbaer.com
Mon Jan 8 08:53:47 EST 2007


I must say that someone else on this list recommend this package a  
while back + it is a gem ...

http://www.maani.us/charts/index.php

Well worth a look.

- Jon

On Jan 8, 2007, at 7:54 AM, R. Mariotti wrote:

> > Message: 4
> > Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2007 17:11:02 -0500
> > From: "Cliff Hirsch" <cliff at pinestream.com>
> > Subject: [nycphp-talk] Seeking image graph software suggestions
> > To: <talk at lists.nyphp.org>
> > Message-ID: <000001c732a8$b81f6bf0$12a8a8c0 at HirschLaptop>
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> >
> > I currently use PHP's image functions and the GD library to  
> create bar
> > charts. Now I want to move on to line and x-y charts. My time is
> > probably better spent elsewhere than reinventing the wheel again.
> >
> > Does anyone have suggestions for good graphing software?  Some
> > possibilities I'm exploring:
> >
> > JpGraph
> > Jpowered
> > ChartDirector
> > PEAR Image_Graph
> >
> > I don't need anything fancy, but would rather not spend the time
> > figuring out how to squeeze an arbitrary number of data points  
> into a
> > few hundred pixels.
> >
> > Happy New Year,
> > Cliff Hirsch
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>
> Cliff;
>
> I've used ChartDirector in multiple projects and it has always  
> delivered very well.  It's reasonably quick; the charts are  
> reasonably well resolved; they're completely configurable; the  
> support is reasonable and the cost is pretty cheap compared to "re- 
> inventing the wheel".
>
> That's just my $0.02 worth..  YMMV
>
> bobmct
>
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