We started the chapter by taking a refresher course on the parts of a chart. Next, we learned the advantages of jqPlot and created our first chart with just a few lines of code. Later, we looked at the different ways to pass in data to jqPlot. We made use of
DateAxisRenderer to use dates on the x axis of our charts.
We learned about options such as
y2axis, which allowed us to plot our lines on different y axes. We also made use of the
markerOptions options to make it easier to discern which line goes with which data series.
In the next chapter, we will look at pulling data from remote sources. We will also create area charts and scatterplots. Along with all of this, we will look at how trend lines work and how to create them. ...