Ajax MGraph is a pure XHTML/CSS graph. It is User Interactive, runs in FireFox, IE and Opera, PHP Powered and includes easy database integration.
Who wants to use Excel to make a new graph each week? Using CSS and PHP you can create attractive bar graphs (yes, even the stacked kind) that are always up to date.
This is a simple bar graph we developed for a tool we?re releasing shortly for our client. The concept is simple, utilize the percentage width abilities of CSS to accurately portray a percentage bar graph.
Here’s a fairly typical vertical bar graph showing a hypothetical set of quarterly data for, say, invoice and collection totals. The difference here is that the whole thing is a simple set of nested lists and CSS. Really.
In turning this part of the design into something flexible on the website I saw two options; clever CSS, or ‘Lots of Images’. I decided that Lots of Images was a bad idea…
This is an example of creating a semi-dynamic pie chart without the use of server-side imaging libraries.
Now, running a website is a lot about following statistics, at least if you are selling advertisement space. We needed to make some nice graph pages for few biggish websites, and naturally wanted to do it in a neat way, spending little bandwidth and using simple mark up.