[Israel.pm] graphics in perl

Malka Cymbalista Malki.Cymbalista at weizmann.ac.il
Sun Jun 22 04:22:43 PDT 2008


Hi Peter,  thanks for your answer.  Now we have a place to start.
Are you Peter Gordon of Peter & Diane Gordon from Rehovot?
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Malka Cymbalista
Webmaster, Weizmann Institute of Science
malki.cymbalista at weizmann.ac.il
08-934-3036


>>> On 6/22/2008 at 2:00 PM, in message <1214132430.2640.22.camel at tigger>, Peter
Gordon <peter at pg-consultants.com> wrote:
> For creating the graphs, both of the following are good options: 
>   GD 
>   gnuplot has an interface Chart::Gnuplot
> 
> 
> That takes care of items 1 and 2.
> 
> Point 3,4 and 5 rather seem to imply the use of Javascript/Ajax.
> 
> 
> Peter
> 
> 
> On Sun, 2008-06-22 at 12:27 +0300, Malka Cymbalista wrote:
>> We are running perl 5.8.5 on a Linux machine that is running apache 2.2.6 
> with mod_perl 2.0.3.  Our data is in a MySQL database (MySQL 5.0.45)
>> 
>> We have been asked to write a web application that requires plotting 
> capabilities.  We do most of our web programming in perl so I am looking for 
> a perl module that has the following features:
>> 1. ability to create histograms 
>> 2. ability to create x,y plots
>> 3. ability to zoom in on a portion of the graph
>> 4. ability to calculate the distance between 2  points on the graph
>> 5. ability to hover on a point and bring up some text 
>> 
>> Does anyone have any suggestions for which perl modules we should look into?
>> 
>> Thanks for any information.
>> 
>> 
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