[ANN] chartsEngine - now on revSelect

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 19 09:52:30 EST 2009

Congrats on yet another excellent Revolution add-on, Malte!

Jan Schenkel
Quartam Reports & PDF Library for Revolution

"As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same time."  (La Rochefoucauld)

--- On Thu, 2/19/09, Malte Brill <revolution at derbrill.de> wrote:

> From: Malte Brill <revolution at derbrill.de>
> Subject: [ANN] chartsEngine - now on revSelect
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Date: Thursday, February 19, 2009, 4:47 AM
> Hi all,
> just a quick note that our latest library for Revolution is
> now life in revSelect. chartsEngine.
> Before I get into the usual blahblah of what it can do, I
> would like to express my gratitude to a few people on this
> list how have been extremely helpful during final spurt.
> Wouter. Thanks for being the genius you are and helping me
> speeding it up so much. Sarah, Jb, Jerry, Graham. Thanks for
> all the time you have put into the tests and helping me
> polishing it. Wouldn´t know what I would have done without
> your help. My peers on revSelect and at Runtime: Thanks for
> all the headups during the dev cycle. And finally all of you
> on this list who encouraged me to carry on after the
> burglary. THANK YOU.
> Now back to the lib:
> You can find more details and the download of the free
> trial version and example stack here:
> http://www.runrev.com/products/related-software/chartsengine/
> chartsEngine brings to generating charts the same ease,
> power, and flexibility as animationEngine brings for
> Revolution animations.
> ChartsEngine is a powerful, yet lightweight library to
> create charts in a Revolution stack. It has been optimized
> to render data on the fly at high speed. It will extend
> Revolutions messagepath and makes its scripts available in
> any location in your Revolution application.
> To use it, make sure it is loaded into memory. Open the
> messagebox and type:
> start using stack "chartsengine"
> In the IDE you also can double click the chartsEngine stack
> to start using it.
> The following chartTypes are available:
>     * Lines
>     * LinesStacked
>     * Bars
>     * BarsStacked
>     * Pie
>     * Doughnut
> chartsEngine relies on setting properties for your charts.
> Most of these properties are "canset" properties.
> If you do not explicitly set them, chartsEngine defaults to
> standard values. Data is organized in cr delimited lists of
> items. The default itemDelimiter is comma. The default chart
> type is lines. This type lets you handle large amounts of
> data, while rendering very fast. Which chart type is best
> used in your projects depends on the data you want to
> display.
> Requirements: Revolution 3.0 or higher. Runs on Mac,
> Windows and Linux.
> PS: If you want it  and also own an animationEngine
> license, watch your inbox closely. All existing
> animationEngine license holders will receive a voucher, that
> grants you 25% off.
> I really hope this library is useful to some of you, and I
> look forward to give the same quality of support, as we do
> with animationEngine.
> Cheers,
> Malte
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