Code minification (also called code minimization or code compression) is the process of removing all unnecessary characters from the source code. This includes removing all unwanted white space characters, new line characters, comments, etc. Code minification does not affect the functionality of the source code. It however, improves load time (and your web app’s performance)… Read the rest of this entry »

Recently, we had to choose a JavaScript document generator tool for documenting APIs of various FusionCharts products. API documentation is different from normal documentation because API documentation is generated directly from the source code by reading the comments written in the source code.

Eleven years ago, a charting component was born. Its name was FusionCharts and it was written in Adobe Flash (then Macromedia Flash). Flash was a pretty cool technology back then but now that we're in 2013, in an era of modern web standards, it's time to say goodbye.* While we introduced our JavaScript (HTML5) version… Read the rest of this entry »

In this series of blog posts titled 'Embracing Raphaël', we're taking you behind the scenes, giving you a glimpse of the nuts and bolts that power FusionCharts products, sharing our perspective on the technological shift that's happened in the data visualization industry over the past few years, and how it's influenced our products. If you've… Read the rest of this entry »

As announced last week, we were at JSFoo, Bangalore, and quite enjoyed chatting with many of the participants, and seeing the growing enthusiasm for JavaScript. Our JavaScript Architect, Shamasis, took stage on Saturday, talking about 'The Clockworks behind a JavaScript Framework that Powers a Billion Charts per Month'. The talk sparked some interesting discussions, including… Read the rest of this entry »

If you're a JavaScript developer in India, you've probably heard of HasGeek, and their interesting lineup of developer-focused events. One such event is currently underway in Bangalore - JSFoo 2012, which is themed 'JavaScript Everywhere'. One of the sessions features our JavaScript Architect, Shamasis, speaking on the topic 'The Clockworks behind a JavaScript Framework that… Read the rest of this entry »

As web developers, we all agree that jQuery makes JavaScript programming a whole lot easier, and FusionCharts makes charting as easy as possible. Imagine if jQuery and FusionCharts get hitched, and an awesome FusionCharts' jQuery charts plugin is the outcome! Imagine using the familiar jQuery syntax to create charts, update and retrieve chart data and… Read the rest of this entry »

We are pleased to announce the release of FusionWidgets XT Service Release 1. Existing customers can upgrade using the Product Upgrade Center. We have added JavaScript support for the following real-time charts: Real-time Line chart Real-time Area chart Real-time Column chart Real-time Stacked Area chart Real-time Stacked Column chart Real-time Dual Y-Axis Line chart We've… Read the rest of this entry »