Data Visualization with WebObjects

In this section, we'll look at producing nonstandard or new ways of presenting data and information.

With the tools that we have at our disposal, that is, SVG, JavaScript, WebObjects, and even HTML we are in a position to present data in ways other than as a bar, pie, or scatter graph.

Furthermore, the focus of this section is on exploring new ways of presenting data, not a discussion of performance or applicability to any particular Web application be it the online forum or otherwise.

Creating DHTML Charts with WebObjects

The first and simplest method we'll explore is vending HTML graphs of data.

Start by creating a new development project titled ForumCharts. Include the Forum framework so that we can use the ...

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