Archive for January, 2009

AnyChart 5.1 – new chart types, new features, significant performance improvements, and many more… January 23rd, 2009 by Anton Baranchuk

We’re happy to announce the production release of AnyChart 5.1 – the most advanced flash charting component. Version 5.1 builds on the success of the earlier 5.0 offering by adding several new chart types, new features, significant performance improvements plus new advanced dashboard features and Adobe AIR support.

New chart types: TreeMaps, HeatMaps, Funnel Charts both in 2D and 3D, Accumulation Pyramid (also known as Pyramidal Funnel) both 2D/3D, 3D Pie and  Doughnut charts.

New features: Scrolling support,  Multiple X Axes both for Categorized and Scatter plots, Markers in Legend, Interactive Labels, Multiple Data Labels Support, Multiple Data Tooltips Support, Multiple Data Markers, Context Menu Localization, Axis Markers Styling Support.

Another exciting news – Now AnyChart is fully compatible with Adobe Air ™. Build your RIA or Desktop Application utilizing the power of AnyChart Flash Charting engine. Also all chart types can now be combined within interactive dashboard: all charts, gauges, maps, funnels.

And the last, but not the least – Significant Performance Improvements. Read more »


Third-party developers talk about AnyChart… January 18th, 2009 by Anton Baranchuk

John Cottrill from  CTO Applications LLC:

“I am a sole proprietor that has been developing data driven applications for manufacturing processes for several years now.  My clients require on-demand analysis of the data that they are capturing and intuitive interfaces.

The projects I have been tackling most recently have required a fair amount of data analysis and summaries.  I wanted to display this on-demand data using a combination of charts and tables to make it easy for my clients to drill down into the data that they required.  I have used a couple other charting libraries in the past, but they never really filled the need.  In some cases I was stuck with what I was provided so never looked much further. Read more »