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Hi, I’m Henrik Joreteg

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Google chart API simple and sweet

So, in my humble opinion Google’s chart api is genius. I know some of this has been around for a while. But I’ve never really looked at it till now.

You just pass in paramaters and Google draws and serves up your charts super fast. In it’s most basic form, all you gotta do is put the paramaters in your image tag.

Here’s a couple of simple examples:

<img src="http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chs=250x100

Awesome Chart API

<img src="http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=bvs&chco=4D89F9,C6D9FD

Another awesome chart

There’s a lot more too it. Just read the chart docs API.