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RE: beginner question

From: <ronan@roasp.com>
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 13:17:29 +0200
To: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>, <oburstei@cisco.com>, <www-svg@w3.org>
Thanks for the pointer, Andrew.

There are tutorials and demonstrations on generating graphics using SVG.pm

You will find the documentation for the SVG.pm module there as well


That said, roasp.com risks dissapearing any second now, so I have made a
mirror of the site at http://www.perlsvg.net

If you need hepl with your first graphic, let me know. I'm swamped today but
after Saturday I could show you step-by-step graph generation in Perl. It's
very simple using SVG.pm .

(here's a taste of Perl graphs...
http://www.roitsystems.com/eido/quotes/fxconsole.pl . It is a live,
streaming pure-per-generated stock and FX graph)

It's fairly advanced compared to a simple graph program, but if you wait a
few days, I'm going to be releasing SVG::Graph this weekend specifically to
handle graph generation (xy, bar only on first stab, pie graphs next). The
fundamentals for building a static graph are quite similar to the dynamic
streaming graph. The only subtlety is the javascript calling for the new


From: www-svg-request@w3.org [mailto:www-svg-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2002 1:01 PM
To: oburstei@cisco.com; www-svg@w3.org
Subject: Re: beginner question

  In a message dated 02/05/02 10:12:22 GMT Daylight Time, oburstei@cisco.com

    hi everyone,
    I have looking into SVG for about a few days, pretty much beginner,
    and I have a sort of general question:
    I want to create a tool (hope to do it in perl) which will generate SVG
    graphs ( bars, lines...) and will get all its params (look and data)
    XML files.
    What is the best way to do so? are there any tools which might help me
    this task?


  If you are interested in Perl and SVG take a look at

  You might also want to be aware of the SVG-Developers discussion list on

  Andrew Watt
Received on Thursday, 2 May 2002 07:19:48 UTC

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