Hello all, I am searching for a web technology for displaying
dynamic traces (i.e. share prices, temperatures etc.) as part of a
My new project will be extracting live continuous data from a
database at a set rate (i.e. every 5 seconds)
The data returned will be in the form of numeric data which
then needs to be turned into a trace (effectively a line graph)
I have previous experience with authorware and director, but
think Flash could be the answer for this.
Should I be considering anything else? My reasons for
selecting flash are the ready availability of the plug in and its
I would really appreciate your thoughts, is this
Flash can draw axes, plot data series, receive continuous
updates from a server, scroll it all to make it look like a
continuous line chart, and make it look pretty. Seems reasonable, I
wouldn't mind getting paid to do a job like that!