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Your users are becoming busier by the day. Your charts are packing in more info, and are becoming denser by the day. As a result, if users need more than a few seconds to grasp the significance of the data plots, we've lost the game. We need to provide the meta information in a concise… Read the rest of this entry »

In the 5th and final part of the FusionCharts XT in PHP series, we will learn how to debug our charts. Debugging helps us know what happens behind the scenes while rendering a chart. With the FusionCharts JavaScript Debug Mode, we can generate a complete log of the internal events, as well as any errors… Read the rest of this entry »

A little dip into the ocean of options available with the new FusionCharts 3.2 JavaScript Library. Know the three different JS syntax to render FusionCharts and some useful set of tips to make your coding life a bit easier.

Drill-down charts are everywhere. They help maximize business information by presenting the data in digestible chunks. While implementing drill-down charts is no rocket science (shameless plug: especially with our first-of-its-type LinkedCharts concept), the interface for using them still has some way to go. Haven't you ever come across a report where you had no idea… Read the rest of this entry »

We shared a charting tip a day all of June on our Twitter handle. The tips covered topics like chart selection, usability guidelines and how to make the most out of FusionCharts. In case you missed out, here are our words of wisdom put together: Tip 1: Use a column/bar chart for comparing individual values… Read the rest of this entry »

Data is everywhere. It is converting it into powerful actionable information that really makes the difference. In an endeavor to help you offer a powerful reporting experience to your users, we wanted to do our bit too. Come June, we will be tweeting a tip a day for the entire month. These tips would be… Read the rest of this entry »

Americans can see where their money goes using FusionCharts - quite literally. Vivek Kundra, the US national CIO unveiled the new Federal IT dashboard at http://it.usaspending.gov on Tuesday. The dashboards are designed to help Vivek and the CIOs of individual government agencies get a handle on the effectiveness of government IT spending. They also intend… Read the rest of this entry »