It’s funny how things come in droves.
A good friend of mine has, over the years, written a few applications that require graphing. He has written them as VB applications and when I’ve suggested he make them as web-apps, one of his fairly valid objections is that it would be tricky to create good-looking graphs with dynamic data.
Google’s Charting API
Check it out:
Now that’s pretty cool, isn’t it?
Although I think the data encoding, while clever, seems a little quirky.
Flot for jQuery
And so having spotted that this morning, I’m stumbling around the net this evening and discover Flot, a charting plug-in for jQuery. This is teh awesome; just check out the examples, especially the zoom!
So, while you’re waiting for other browsers to support SVG, here’s a veritable choice of quality charting goodness to satisfy the most particular of needs.