ActionScript Graphing Cookbook by Dominic Gélineau Peter Backx

By Dominic Gélineau Peter Backx

«A photo is worthy one thousand phrases» hasn't ever been truer than while representing huge units of information. Bar charts, warmth maps, cartograms, and lots of extra became vital instruments in functions and shows to quick provide perception into complex issues.
The «ActionScript Graphing Cookbook» exhibits you the way so as to add your individual charts to any ActionScript application. The recipes provide step by step directions on tips on how to approach the enter information, the way to create a variety of sorts of charts and the way to lead them to interactive for much more consumer engagement.
Starting with easy ActionScript wisdom, you'll enhance many differing types of charts.First how you can import your info, from Excel, net prone and extra. subsequent procedure the knowledge and make it prepared for graphical reveal. choose one of many many graph suggestions on hand because the publication publications you thru ActionScript’s drawing capabilities. And whilst you’re prepared for it, department out into 3D display.
What you are going to research from this publication :
• Import facts from a number of sources
• arrange a few of the visible components of a graph
• Draw many varieties of charts, equivalent to bar, line and pie charts, meters and lots of more
• Make graphs interactive with hover and zoom effects
• paintings with geographical information and maps
• Animate graphs with actual time data
• express and engage with community displays
• realize 3 dimensional drawing and graphing

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How it works... There's more... Collisions Playing the sounds See also 8. Creating a Relational Network Introduction Preparing the data Getting ready How to do it... How it works... There's more... Links for more theory See also Creating the visual for a node Getting ready How to do it... How it works... There's more... Styling Arranging and linking the nodes Getting ready How to do it... How it works... There's more... Box2D Showing more than one level Navigating through the relational network Getting ready How to do it...

Depending on your data source or your specific data set, you may want to look into other options. In the following section, we present the two most popular ones, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Ultimately, it is possible to combine most advantages into one structure, but it will require additional development. drawPoint(graph1x[i], graph1y[i], 0xff9933); } This works effectively and is completely understandable. There is a major drawback to this approach that is already clear in this simple example.

There's more... Getters and setters 3D! See also Drawing bubble charts Getting ready How to do it... How it works... There's more... Interactivity Legends See also Creating tag clouds Getting ready How to do it... How it works... There's more... Modifying the alpha Using embedded fonts Creating a treemap Getting ready How to do it... How it works... There's more... Representing small values Using a tree as data See also 5. Adding Interaction Introduction Zooming and panning around a graph Getting ready How to do it...

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