Flash Based Free Resources

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FusionCharts

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FusionCharts Free is a completely free and open-source Flash charting component. It empowers you to create animated and interactive Flash charts for your web applications, desktop applications and presentations. No matter which script or database you are using, even if it is simple HTML, you can take care of all your basic charting needs with FusionCharts Free.

XML/SWF Charts

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XML/SWF Charts is a simple, yet powerful tool to create attractive charts and graphs from XML data.
Create an XML source to describe a chart, then pass it to this tool’s flash file to generate the chart. The XML source can be prepared manually, or generated dynamically using any scripting language (PHP, ASP, CFML, Perl, etc.)
XML/SWF Charts makes the best of both the XML and SWF worlds. XML provides flexible data generation, and Flash provides the best graphic quality.

amcharts (Free Version)

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mCharts is a set of Flash charts for your websites and Web-based products. AmCharts can extract data from simple CSV or XML files, or they can read dynamic data generated with PHP, .NET, Java, Ruby on Rails, Perl, ColdFusion, and many other programming languages.

Open Flash Chart

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Open Flash Chart is a collection of Flash applets that you embed in your web page, and which fetch data from the web server to display. At the time of writing, Version 1 lets you create various types of bar chart, line chart and pie chart. Version 2, introduces more sophisticated graph types such as stacked bars. In both cases you get nice little refinements as well as animated pie charts, and with a little fiddling you can customise the way your graph appears by changing its colours, fonts and size. And Open Flash Chart is British, so you’re not only encouraging open source but British open source.

AnyChart

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AnyChart is a flexible Flash based charting solution.
AnyChart enables any organization to add cross-browser and cross-platform interactive Flash charts, dashboards, graphs and maps to their applications.
Using AnyChart, our customers are able to maximize the value of their applications by easily adding data visualization tools that:
  • Enable better analysis and decision making by allowing comprehensive and free-flowing data exploration. This provides the ability to spot patterns and trends.
  • Increase customer satisfaction by enhancing the look of any application, report, or presentation.
  • Lower developments costs and speed time-to market.

Rich Chart

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Rich Chart Server generates captivating dynamic Flash charts from ASP.NET and Windows Forms applications. Use the included authoring tool to visually design a rich chart template which can include stunning animation effects, audio narration, text and image elements, links and tooltips, and any other type of visual customization. Apply the chart template to any available .NET data source or XML document to generate an interactive Flash chart with drill-downs, enabling sophisticated data navigation between multiple charts.

Swiff Chart

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Swiff Chart Generator is the server-side solution to dynamically serve eye-catching animated charts from ASP.NET forms, PHP scripts or JSP scripts. Query data from a database, apply your own style template created with the Swiff Chart authoring tool and instantly generates high-impact charts in Adobe Flash format, PNG/JPG format, SVG format and PDF format.

Other Free Resources

JFreeChart (Java chart library)

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JFreeChart is a free Java chart library. It supports pie charts (2D and 3D), bar charts (horizontal and vertical, regular and stacked), line charts, scatter plots, time series charts, high-low-open-close charts, candlestick plots, Gantt charts, combined plots, thermometers, dials and more. JFreeChart can be used in applications, applets, servlets and JSP.

ProtoChart

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ProtoChart is a new opensource library using Prototype and Canvas to create good looking charts. This library is highly motivated by Flot, Flotr and PlotKit libraries. It’s Feature includes:
  • Line, bar, pie, curve, mix, and area charts available
  • Multiple data series on same graph
  • Highly customizable legend support
  • Customizable grid, grid border, background
  • Customizable axis-tick values (both x and y)
  • Supports: IE6/7, FF2/3 and Safari
  • Even works on an iPhone!