Following up from last week's post about
thought I'd try to summarize some of the other charting options
simple usage. The results are fairly attractive, and has some
interactive features, such as zooming. It works with all modern browsers
(including IE6+, where Google's ExCanvas is used). If you're into Prototype, check out Flotr, a
This is another jQuery plugin, and produces results not dissimilar to
Flot. It provides quite a wide range of graphing options.
Dojo Charting, part of the Dojo
Toolkit, provides many common
chart types including line, bar, area and pie charts.
Gruff graphing library. It depends on James' JS.Class (and ExCanvas to
PlotKit is based on MochiKit, but
unfortunately only supports IE6+ via Adobe's discontinued SVG
Inspired by Flot and PlotKit, Protochart build upon Prototype and
ExCanvas, providing a good range of charting options.
Google Visualizations provide a variety of ways to represent your data,
including charts from the Google Chart
API as well as pure client-side
visualizations (some of which require Flash).
Yahoo UI Charts
YUI charts let you visualize tabular data on a web page in a variety of
different ways, but unfortunately the chart control depends on Flash 9.
This is not just restricted to charts, and it doesn't support IE (yet),
but I wanted it to include it anyway as, like Raphaël, Processing is
such a powerful tool.
Please let us know of any omissions in the comments!