For various kind of reports/applications graph and charts can play a very important role. Here are some of the free and open source chart libraries that you can use into your own PHP web projects. Use these to enhance the user experience and build a rich client presentation.
OpenFlash Chart 2
Charts with PHP and Google Charts API
Max’s Chart CSS and PHP Driven
pChart PHP Class with Cache
QGoogleVisualizationAPI (Render charts with Google Visualization API)
FusionCharts Free is a completely free and open-source Flash charting component. It empowers you to create animated and interactive Flash charts for your web applications, desktop applications and presentations
Some of the highlights are:
- 22 popular charts like Column, Line, Pie, Bar, Area, Stacked, Candlestick and Funnel Chart, that look the same across all browsers
- Animated and interactive charts that make your applications look wow
- Works with PHP, ASP.NET, JSP, ColdFusion, Python, RoR, simple HTML pages or even PowerPoint Presentations
- All the charts can pull data from any database and are AJAX enabled
So here we are, get these elegant and useful chart libraries and add more rich chart on your PHP web application easily.
Do you know another elegant chart library? Post a comment with it, I will append that in this list afterwards. Share your own thoughts at the comments or you can find me at twitter @ruhanirabin, say hi or share your opinion.