[Catalyst] Fancy graphing -> like Google Finance, anybody done it?

Steve Atkins steve at blighty.com
Fri Nov 16 18:36:05 GMT 2007

On Nov 16, 2007, at 10:07 AM, Dustin Suchter wrote:

> I know it is easy enough to generate graphics in Perl and Catalyst.
> I've also seen a few ways to do DHTML/AJAX style menus in Catalyst
> apps. I'd like to implement something like Google Finance's charts
> in a reporting system as part of a Catalyst app I'm building.
> Personally, I don't care if the back-end uses XML or not, but I
> would like to see dynamic graphical information like this chart:
> http://tinyurl.com/2n4kbt
> I don't mind heavy JavaScript usage but I'd like to keep my core
> language to just Perl, i.e. I don't want to have to write any Java
> or Flash.
> Anybody done this before? Anybody seen this done somewhere else  
> before?

Open flash chart. It's flash, but you don't have to write any flash.

WebFX also has a nice client-side chart widget, but I don't know
whether it does anything interactive.


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