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Google Visualization API Essentials by Traci L. Ruthkoski

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Chapter 8. Advanced Charts

This chapter covers several advanced topics concerning the Google Visualization API. Some examples may have multiple approaches, while others are bound to a specific method. In fact, more than one of the complex charts presented can also be created using either spreadsheets or code. Although the charts themselves may require very little code, they do require various types of data to be formatted as per specifications. Additionally, advanced charts often require a handful of settings to be configured in order to render the chart drawing at all. Good examples of chart requiring particular care with data organization are time-based charts and intensity maps. Often these types of charts appear complex, but most of the complexity ...

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