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Beginning JavaScript Charts: With jqPlot, d3, and Highcharts by Fabio Nelli

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CHAPTER 16

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Embedding jqPlot Charts in jQuery Widgets

In Chapter 2, you saw several examples of jQuery UI widgets used as containers. In this chapter, you’ll exploit such capability to represent the charts within these containers. This enables you to exploit the great potential of the jQuery UI widgets to further improve the way in which your charts are represented.

The advantages of combining jQuery UI and jqPlot libraries are various: you can display more charts occupying the same space in the web page, and at the same time keep the context of the page clean and tidy. Another advantage is that jQuery UI widgets can be resized, and even users ...

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