Good news! We have released AnyChart, AnyStock, AnyMap, and AnyGantt 7.11.0. In the new versions of our products, you will find such long-awaited features as JS Stock Drawing Instruments, Pert Charts, Linear Gauges, Seat Maps, and more. Here is the full list of improvements:
Stock Overlay Drawing Instruments are a complete set of drawing tools that allow end users to add drawings to charts. It includes such tools as Line segment, Ray, Trend Line, Vertical Line, Horizontal Line, Rectangle, Ellipse, Triangle, Trend channel, Andrew’s pitchfork, Fibonacci fan, Fibonacci arc, Fibonacci retracement, Fibonacci Time Zones, Buy/Sell Signals, and more – all of them being fully configurable and easily manageable.
Take a look at Stock Overlay Drawing Instruments Demo >>
Take a look at Stock Overlay Drawing Instruments in the Gallery >>
Learn more about Stock Overlay Drawing Instruments >>
AnyStock now supports the Y-Scale “Comparison Mode”, which allows comparing changes in series values. Changes can be shown in two modes: value and percent, and a custom date can be set as the comparison base.
Take a look at Y-Scale Mode in the Gallery >>
Learn more about Y-Scale Mode >>
Take a look at Chart Editor Demo >>
Learn more about Chart Editor >>
The Async Rendering feature allows you to make web pages and applications with a big number of charts more responsive during the page loading process.
Learn more about the Async Rendering feature >>
Seat Maps simplify the process of building interactive Airplane Seating Charts, Opera and Cinema Plans, or any other types of seat maps. It is suitable for building interactive schemes of parks, malls, or virtually any other entities.
Take a look at Seat Maps in the Gallery >>
Learn more about Seat Maps >>
We have added a lot of features to improve visual appearance of geographical maps. Now it is possible to place region labels outside of regions bounds, using Latitude/Longitude data. The Label Overlap Control feature helps to keep a big amount of labels under control. Small regions can be highlighted using the Callout feature.
Learn more about Map Label Positioning Improvements >>
AnyMap now supports loading geodata in TopoJSON format. Geographical data files in TopoJSON format are much smaller, using them allows to reduce map rendering and page loading time.
Take a look at a sample of using TopoJSON format as geodata >>
Read more about TopoJSON Format Support >>
AnyMap now supports loading Geo Data in SVG format. This format may be quite useful if you want to edit a map in a simple vector editor or to create a map of an imaginary place, a road map, or a map with rivers or custom labels.
Take a look at a sample of using SVG format as geodata >>
Read more about the Ability to Use SVG Images as Geo Data >>
A PERT Chart (Program evaluation and review technique) is a great decision-making tool designed to save time in achieving end-objectives. AnyGantt provides flexible settings of milestones (events), tasks (activities) and critical path.
Take a look at PERT Charts in the Gallery >>
Learn more about PERT Charts >>
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- Here’s Everyone Who’s Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820 – From 1820 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States. The interactive map by Metrocosm visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total migration to the U.S. at the given time.
- How Kobe’s game worked (and how it didn’t) – These nice charts by Los Angeles Times illustrate the different playing styles of some of the NBA’s top players. The charts break down the court into hexagonal areas, then calculate the difference between the league average and the player’s shooting percentage. The hexagon sizes are proportional to the number of shots the player took in that area. You can also see a related data visualization showing
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- World population living in extreme poverty, 1820-2015 – Extreme poverty is defined as living at a consumption (or income) level below 1.90 “international $” per day. See this interactive visualization and find out what part of the world’s population lives like that and how the situation has changed since 1820.
- Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree
(an infographic by The Upshot) – Is popcorn good for you? What about pizza, orange juice or sushi? Or frozen yogurt, pork chops or quinoa? Which foods are healthy? In principle, it’s a simple enough question, and a person who wishes to eat more healthily should reasonably expect to know which foods to choose at the supermarket and which to avoid. Unfortunately, the answer is anything but simple.
- Game of Thrones: the most Googled characters – This visualization by The Guardian shows the most googled characters from Game of Thrones, episode by episode. See and find out which events in the show had the biggest effect on search traffic. (Spoiler alert: It reveals significant plot points of seasons one through to five.)
- FiveThirtyEight 2016 Election Forecast – Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump: who will win the 2016 presidential elections? Here is a forecast by Nate Silver (FiveThirtyEight), showing how the 538 Electoral College votes could break down in the presidential election – it is explained in 7 data visualizations. The forecast will be continually updated through Election Day on Nov. 8.
- Six Infographics for Independence Day – The Declaration of Independence, signed on July 4th, 1776, is both a symbol of American liberty and an enduring monument to the philosophy of America’s forefathers. But Today, Independence Day is more than a celebration of this important moment in history. It’s also an opportunity for robust American fun: fireworks, hot dogs, excessive drinking, and lounging about in the summer sun. Here are 6 infographics that explore the history, patriotism, pyrotechnics, and personal excesses of one of America’s favorite holidays.
- Dontclick.it – What changes for the user and the interface once you can’t rely on the habit of clicking? Check out Dontclick.it, an experimental clickfree interface, and see is clicking is irresistible for you!
- 10 Cities Americans Are Moving To Right Now – Whether for professional or personal reasons, people sometimes pick up and move. In the United States, folks have been migrating to urban areas in recent generations, but these days the places they wind up are not necessarily the major hubs we might expect. Real estate information platform, Realtor.com, combined its internal data with U.S. Census Bureau information and discovered where Americans are moving these days. The results might surprise you.
- AnyChart JS Stacked Area Chart – This interactive 100% Stacked Area chart was created with our charting component. Stacked Area charts are multi-series Area charts that display the trend each value contributes over time or categories. They are good at emphasizing the magnitude of changes over time, as well as at drawing attention to the total value across a trend. In a 100% Stacked chart, values are not displayed, and only the percentage each value contributes is shown, so that users can easily compare them.
This week we have posted on AnyChart Facebook Page and in Twitter some beautiful data visualizations and related information; we have also shared AnyChart HTML5 Radar Chart. If you have missed the posts, you can read this recap:
- EU referendum: full results and analysis (by The Guardian) – Britain has voted by a substantial margin to leave the European Union. The picture that is emerging is of a heavily polarised country, with remain areas coming in more strongly for remain than expected, and leave areas more strongly for leave. Scotland and London have voted overwhelmingly for remain, but outside the capital, every English region had a majority for leave.
- What happens in an anxious brain? How do we learn? How to stop being afraid of dogs? Neuroscience answers all these questions. Neurotic Neurons is nice interactive animation about neurons and anxiety (a part of the Explorable Explanations project). It explains the concept of exposure therapy, which is used in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
- Who needs genres when there is data? Decibels & Decimals is a collection of beautiful data visualizations and thoughts about the modern music environment. This project by Brady Fowler, a graduate of Georgetown University, aims to bring data-driven thinking to extract trends in music sharing, creation, performance and reception.
- Du Hast – Rammstein’s Du Hast: a programmer’s version (misheard lyrics).
AnyChart HTML5 Radar Chart – This interactive chart compares 3 countries by 8 criteria, helping to see each country’s strong points. It is an example of how you can use a Radar chart (also known as web chart, spider chart, star chart, cobweb chart, star plot, irregular polygon, or kiviat diagram) – a graphical method of displaying multivariate data in the form of a two-dimensional chart of three or more quantitative variables represented on axes starting from the same point.