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ActionScript Graphing Cookbook by Peter Backx, Dominic Gélineau

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Chapter 4. Drawing Different Types of Graphs

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Drawing a pie chart with Flex
  • Creating donut charts
  • Drawing meters and gauges
  • Making Venn diagrams
  • Building pyramid charts
  • Drawing bubble charts
  • Creating tag clouds
  • Creating a treemap

Introduction

This chapter will go through an array of different charts, each presented in different recipes; some are common such as the Venn diagram, and some are less common, such as the Treemap. Interestingly enough, four charts from this chapter can be used to represent the exact same data. Those are the pie chart, the donut chart, the pyramid chart, and the treemap. They all give an idea of proportion, but each with its own little twist or visual differences. After this chapter, you will have ...

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