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Flash Graph Component That Looks Sexy

I am looking for a component to easily embed into web pages to produce a graph.  I think flash is the way to go.  I am looking at things like http://www.infosoftglobal.com/FusionCharts/ but was wondering if there is something better.  Any recommendations?

Servlets Rock
Wednesday, February 11, 2004

"If you don't have anything to say, say it in 3D and color." -- my stats teacher.

Depending on your platform, ComponentOne has some .NET or ActiveX charting controls capable of producing fairly complex graphs on the fly, which render to JPG or PNG (they might even be downloadable as ActiveX controls, with all the overhead that entails).  I bought their desktop controls and while I can't give them an unreserved thumbs-up, it might be worth looking into.

Sam Livingston-Gray
Wednesday, February 11, 2004

We use the Dundas charting component for .NET. It is the single best component we've ever purchased.

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Last year I evaluated the various Flash charts available and decided that FusionCharts had the best price / benefits ratio for our company's applications (creating simulations on the web).

FusionCharts is very inexpensive (around $100) and they provide source code which means they're fully customizable. I've found that some of the charts have a few bugs, but they're easily correctable if you know a little action script.

As an example, here's a web simulation I created using FusionCharts and a couple of my own Flash objects:
http://broadcast.forio.com/pro/aftermarket/casestudies.htm?scenario=3

Here's the link to FusionCharts charts gallery:
http://www.infosoftglobal.com/FusionCharts/Gallery.asp

Michael Bean
Wednesday, February 11, 2004

For very fast , customizable financial charts check out FnCharts applets. There is also a free version.

Interactive demos are here:
http://www.wdsoftware.com/en/index.php?chapter=demos
Screenshots are here:
http://www.wdsoftware.com/en/index.php?chapter=screenshots

witek
Thursday, February 12, 2004

FusionCharts look great but does anybody know somehting like that but in server side java so that I can later embed the resulting graphs in documents(pdf)?

tekusme
Thursday, February 12, 2004

There are tons of server side java charting packages.  A good free one is http://www.jfree.org with the sample gallery here: http://www.jfree.org/jfreechart/samples.html

One that appears intriguing that produces graphs in a variety of formats including swf is popcharts at www.corda.com.  Their sample gallery is http://www.corda.com/examples/go/ .

I have used jfreechart and it works very well.  I haven't done anything with popcharts except covet it from a distance.  :-)

Servlets Rock
Friday, February 13, 2004

Nice , I have seen a good site for customised 3d flash charts also. Everything is in variabe s and can be passed thorugh xml,asp,php,cfm jsp


http://www.ChartsInFlash.com


I bought the chart and then i got it customised to fit my needs for population for free.

Steve Hoffman
Sunday, February 22, 2004

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