Graphing data with Open Flash Chart


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Graphing data with Open Flash Chart

The charts module supports two free charting kits, the Google Chart API and Open Flash Chart. While the Google system delivers a simple graphic to your site, Open Flash Chart puts your data into a dynamic Flash animation that's a lot more eye catching than Google's product. With that pizzazz comes a good deal more complexity, especially when it comes to installing Open Flash Chart. The worst part is that you need a separate module called Open Flash Chart API, and that's not documented anywhere. I'll show you how to install it correctly, but this is a good time to remind you, backup your Drupal database frequently, especially when you are installing new modules to prevent disasters.

For help doing that see the videos from my Drupal Essential Training Course, backing up your Drupal site and restoring your Drupal site from backup. A module that you'll need is called Open Flash Chart API. I've already downloaded and installed this. It's just a matter of turning i...

Graphing data with Open Flash Chart
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Graphing data with Open Flash Chart provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data

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