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PHP developers often build applications that work on a diverse data spectrum like sales, marketing, finance, health care or government and beyond. For the end-users of such applications to be able to make sense and take the right actions, it is necessary to represent data in the right form as dashboards or reports. Dashboards, which… Read the rest of this entry »

To provide executives with access to business data on the go, enterprises are adopting iPhones and iPads in droves. Many of these applications have need for smart data visualizations, but are currently restricted by the limited capabilities of available charting libraries for iOS. Some have limited chart types, whereas others lack the visual appeal and… Read the rest of this entry »

So let's say you have to analyze a company's daily stock performance over the past 25 years. Quite a likely scenario when you are considering a serious investment or acquisition. But that's 20,000 data points to analyze- fewer than the number of parts in most space stations! The trouble is, often the only way to… Read the rest of this entry »

Cognos is a Business Intelligence platform that allows authors to connect to almost any database, design a metadata model, and build reports and dashboards. These reports can be viewed in a number of formats, HTML, PDF, Excel, CSV and XML. While Cognos has its own portal system, these reports can also be attached to Sharepoint… Read the rest of this entry »

As you might already know, with the launch of FusionCharts v3.2, you can now render charts in both Flash and JavaScript. Recently, we had a need in our chart gallery to convert the already-rendered charts in Flash to JavaScript dynamically - at the click of a button. This can be done very easily using the… Read the rest of this entry »

FusionCharts has been evolving as a more powerful and contemporary JavaScript charting library. With the new features of v3.2, a large number of functions were added, and four functions got deprecated. Three of these functions were previously part of the most used functions of FusionCharts JS. In a scenario like this, the setting was perfect… 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.

It's been some time since we last talked about using FusionCharts in your .NET applications. Hopefully now you know how to generate charts & javascript graphs from data entered in forms, and how to get back the data from the chart in CSV format. In this post, we'll see how to generate a chart using… Read the rest of this entry »