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Create Dynamic charts with PHP and MySQL

Create Dynamic charts with PHP and MySQL

Create Dynamic charts with PHP and MySQL

(OP)
I am running PHP and MySQL and want to create dynamic charts (All different types) and was wondering what do you recommend.

RE: Create Dynamic charts with PHP and MySQL

Quote:

and was wondering what do you recommend.

A better explanation of what you hope to do.

"Dynamic charts" is a very broad scope, and provides no explanation of what you (that's you personally) really mean.


But if it really means "Charts that update in 'real time' with no user interaction" the answer is "You can't". PHP runs 'on request' only NOT continuously, so once it has completed, it is done and no further 'update' will occur.

Chris.

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RE: Create Dynamic charts with PHP and MySQL

(OP)
Thanks Chris.

I was wondering what is the recommended approach to create "Graphs/Charts". By Dynamic, I wanted to option to showcase based on different options i.e Bar, Pie, Line...etc

RE: Create Dynamic charts with PHP and MySQL

For simple charts have you tried Google? Just output the data in the right format and you can get nice charts, graphs etc - one of mine (please excuse any bad coding)

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://www.google.com/jsapi"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">
google.load("visualization", "1", {packages:["corechart"]});
google.setOnLoadCallback(drawChart);
function drawChart() {
var data = google.visualization.arrayToDataTable([
['The Hour', 'Views'],
<?php
for($p=0; $p<count($kount); $p++){
echo "['".$p."', ".$kount[$p]."],";
}
?>
]);
var options = {
title: 'Views',
pieSliceText: 'label',
};
var chart = new google.visualization.BarChart(document.getElementById('chart_div'));
chart.draw(data, options);
}
</script>

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