Using Drupal Charts Module and Google Charts for the Web


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Using the Charts module and Google Charts

We have already see one kind of graphical presentation of data in the video mapping with the Gmap Module. But what about when you want to present non-locational data? For that you need a chart and fortunately Drupal has a Module set up exactly for that. It's called un-surprisingly the Charts Module. By itself it doesn't actually charts, rather it works together with Views to prepare and deliver data in your Drupal site so that other services can then into graphical chart form. As I say this, this Module includes hooks to 3 sets of services, Google Charts, which simply turns your data into a graphic which gets send back to your site. Open Flash Chart, which is a Flash-based solution with some really neat features. And Fusion Charts, a commercial solution.

We are only going to look at the first two of these. That is, Google Charts and Open Flash Chart. Our task is to get a visual representation of which states are home to the most family members. As I have done a few times in th...

Using the Charts module and Google Charts
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Using the Charts module and Google Charts 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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