Tag Archives: Open Flash Chart

Open Flash Chart Core 0.4

I have updated the my Open Flash Chart Core WordPress Plugin to version 0.4

This is a mandatory update. So please update it.

I have fixed a couple of bugs and have also introduced two new options which you can use in your own Plugins which depend on Open Flash Chart Core Plugin. The following are the two options.

  • SM_OFC_PHP_INC – This constant contains the directory (include) path to the Open flash chart PHP library
  • SM_OFC_INC_URL – This constant contains the url path to the open-flash-chart.swf file.

If you are a WordPress Plugin developer, check out the Plugin’s page to find out ways to intergrate this Plugin with your other WordPress Plugins.

You can download the latest version from the Plugin page.

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Year End Stats 0.3

Year End stats, my WordPress Plugin which displays some fancy stats about your blog, has been updated to 0.3

This version requires my Open Flash Chart Core Plugin to be installed and activated. Please note that you cannot use Year End Stats Plugin without activating Open Flash Chart Core Plugin. You can download Open Flash Chart Core Plugin from my Plugin page.

The major change in version 0.3 is the inclusion of flash based graphs (which you can save as image). You can see these graphs in action at Leau.net (First 4 images)

If you prefer only text data, you can continue to use version 0.2 but if you want visualize the data graphically, then you need to upgrade to version 0.3

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Integrate Open Flash Chart libraries with your WordPress Plugin

Open Flash Chart is an excellent Flash-based, open source charting component which can be used to create high-quality charts with ease. The advantage of using flash is that you can create professional quality charts with minimum effort, but the only disadvantage is that the user viewing the charts needs to have Adobe Flash Plugin installed in his browser.

It is released under open source and you are free to modify it if you know Flash and Action Script. If you are planning to start, then it has excellent tutorials and a huge array of libraries. Both Akismet stats and WordPress stats Plugin use this for displaying data in charts.

I was playing with Open Flash Chart, sometime ago and decided to use it for my Year End Stats WordPress Plugin. Instead of just including the required files with the Plugin, I separated them out into a separate WordPress Plugin so that it can be shared by other Plugins as well.

You can download the Plugin file from my Plugin page and then upload it to your wp-contents directory.

If you are a WordPress Plugin developer, then you can check my Year End Stats Plugin to find out how to integrate Open Flash Chart in your WordPress Plugin.

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