News and updates for 2015
News, updates and new techniques for both RGraph and also the HTML5 SVG and canvas tags.
It only talks about the ES5, functional style of object-oriented programming and does not explain the new ES6 classes that are now available.How does this apply to RGraph?
SVG style paths for canvas with the RGraph path() functionWritten by Richard, 3rd September 2015
As stated elsewhere canvas paths are (unnecessarily) verbose. The W3C has attempted to
aid the issue by introducing support for SVG paths in the new
This new object, however, is not currently widely supported. So RGraph provides a
work-around using the
This is a description of that function and a version of it that has been extracted from the RGraph code and works standalone.
9 Good looking charts that you can find in the demosWritten by Richard, 16th August 2015
Creating good looking charts isn't terribly difficult - for some people. If like me you're rather limited in graphical abilities then creating attractive charts is not always as straight-forward as it sounds.If you have a graphical designer on hand it can be easy - simply ask them for a mock-up that you can copy the graphical styling from or present them with a chart and say "Make it look pretty!". But if you're not fortunate enough to have a graphical designer to hand then you're on your own. Almost, (by the way, on a completely unrelated side-note did you know that Google Image Search is a very good tool). Just thought I would throw that in to the mix.