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In this post we will create a simple pie chart that is easy to feed data to.

This example is coded for readability and not for optimized operation. All you need is a text editor like notepad and an HTML5 friendly browser (I’m using Firefox 3.6).

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This is post 3 of a multipart series of posts. All of the code to try this example for yourself is included here but much of it is explained in the previous posts. The first and second parts can be found here.
Graphing Data in the HTML5 Canvas Element Part I

Graphing Data in the HTML5 Canvas Element Part II

In this post we will create bars on the graph by drawing rectangles whose size and position are based on the data that we are graphing. We will also increase the size of our graph area so our bars aren’t all scrunched together.

This will allow us to go from this

To this

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This is post 2 of a multipart series of posts. The first part can be found here…
http://html5.litten.com/graphing-data-in-the-html5-canvas-element-part-i/

In this post we will do the following.

  • Move the graph to the center of a larger canvas
  • Add a meaningful background
  • Add labels to the x and y axes

This will allow us to go from this

To this

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One of the most popular applications of the canvas element in HTML5 is graphing data. In the first part of this multipart series we will start with a very simple example of how to plot data on a graph that is drawn on a canvas element. Then we can build on these basic concepts to make our graph more functional and flexible.

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