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RE: How to Draw a Simple XY Graph





On May 4, 2019 9:42:19 AM UTC, Marc Roos <M.Roos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>If you are doing just one graph or so, you can mess around with php.
>But 
>if you have to do a lot of graphs, and maybe have something 'real
>time'. 
>Start looking at grafana like solutions. 
>
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kenneth Gomez [mailto:kenneth.gomez@xxxxxxxxx] 
>Sent: zaterdag 4 mei 2019 11:39
>To: php-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: How to Draw a Simple XY Graph
>
>Dear All,
>
>I am so sorry if this is such a trivial question but I am trying to
>earn 
>how to create a XY graph in PHP? All I can find are paid plugins. Does 
>PHP not support basic graphs? I've been through the manual at php.net 
>and my site is hosted on SiteGround.
>
>Thanks.
>
>Cheers,
>Kenneth Gomez.
>http://www.kgomez.com 
><http://www.kgomez.com> "The heights by which great men reached and
>kept,  Were never attained by sudden flight, But they, while their
>companions slept, were toiling upward in the night."

Have a look at the GD library in PHP. There are methods for drawing lines and rectangles, which is all you need for basic graphs. With a little effort you can even draw 3d charts.
Thanks,
Ash