Chapter 14Charting Time Series with Ignite UI igDataChart

This chapter introduces you to plotting time series data on a chart. One of the biggest calls for plotting time series data in the software engineering world is to present stock data for analysis. So, the first part of this chapter shows you how to acquire and plot stock data on a chart.

Next, you move on to plotting real-time updates into a time series. Real-time updates in a browser using only JavaScript, you say? Surely impossible. Not at all. Not only are real-time updates possible using pure JavaScript, but they are getting easier and easier to implement as newer browser revisions start to support technologies such as WebSockets.

To plot the stock data and the real-time data for this chapter, you use the Infragistics Ignite UI igDataChart. As shown elsewhere in this book, there are plenty ...

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