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22 Useful Online Chart & Graph Generators

22 Useful Online Chart & Graph Generators
Have you ever encounter situations where you need to create a simple yet good-looking chart, graphs or diagrams and all you have is your browser? Charts are good and effective way to show relationship between entities but sometimes creating one can be pretty challenging especially when your favorite word processing software is not around. In today’s post, we want to highlight some of the best web services that allow you to create various charts and graphs online on-the-fly. Most of them are easy to use and don’t you even worry about the design. Your output will be as good as what you see in the screen shots below. Full list after jump. Rich Chart LiveCreate enjoyable and captivating Flash Charts from your web browser. DIY ChartDIY (Do it yourself) Chart is a Web-based, simple and powerful online tool to create interactive charts and graphs from static or dynamic data which may be generated using any scripting language. Hohli ChartsHohli Charts lets you dynamically generate charts.

30+ Free Online Multimedia (Photo, Audio, Video) Editors We tend to rely heavily on our favorite desktop applications like Photoshop, GIMP, Audacity, Adobe Premier and so on when it comes to dealing with multimedia files. That’s fine on our desktops but what if we need to use an editor on a friend’s computer, or a public one at the workplace? That is where web applications come in handy. Web applications provide ubiquity, convenience and ease of use . As long as you have a web browser that connects to the Internet, you can find multimedia editors online to get your photos, audio files or even videos edited on the fly. Photo Editors Pixlr Editor Pixlr Editor allows you to edit images with features much like those you can find in Photoshop. Fotor Fotor is a tool to edit your photos and it comes with basic editing features (crop, rotate, adjust color, etc), on top of the ability to add effects such as lomo and vintage to beautify your photos. Picmonkey Befunky Polarr Editor Editor is a simple tool to edit your photos online. Fotostar Photo Editor SDK

Lorem ipsum - Generator and Information - Computer Hardware, Notebooks, Desktops PCs, TFTs, Printers, Servers, Accessories, Networking, Software - - Computers, Laptops, tablets, printers, monitors, hard drives, computer parts & more – 20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably prefer absorbing information straight from the infographic. What’s not to like? Colored charts and illustrations deliver connections better than tables and figures and as users spend time looking back and forth the full infographic, they stay on the site longer. While not everyone can make infographics from scratch, there are tools available on the Web that will help you create your very own infographics. Read Also: The Infographic Revolution: Where Do We Go From Here? What About Me? “What About Me?” allows you to create an online resume format that is beautiful, relevant and fun, all with just one click. Piktochart Many Eyes Venngage iCharts Dipity Timeline JS StatSilk InFoto Free Photo Stats More Tools

Sender 11: Mobile screen size trends Over at mBricks my colleagues have put a lot of work into the device database (we work with WURFL data and contribute back as well as we can). I took the opportunity to take a closer look at screen size trends. The data I have covers about 400 different device models sold from 2005 to today. This shows the the most significant screen sizes, from the smallest to the largest. I have added a couple of upcoming phones as well, they are the ones with the dotted lines. Over the years the relative screen size difference has increased. You can see that the smaller screens have a portrait orientation and the large screens have a landscape orientation. Resolution I did a rough dpi (ppi to be exact) calculation for some popular phone models. There is an upper limit to what dpi is meaningful. Unfortunately, for LCD screens, increased pixel density doesn't give us more brightness. Yes, a grand total of 26 different screen sizes. It is obvious that 240 x 320 (also called QVGA) is on a roll. Future

Using PHP with MS SQL Server Now that PHP runs so well on Windows web servers and speaks natively with SQL Server, there’s no longer a need to keep PHP and MS SQL Server separate. The benefits of both are available to use. This article provides instructions on how to enable the sybase or mssql modules in your PHP installation and how to use SQL Server with the DB package. Most of the articles about using PHP for database applications talk about using it in conjunction with MySQL. Traditionally the installation of a Microsoft architecture meant that it was Microsoft and closed source software all the way. Now that PHP runs so well on Windows web servers and speaks natively with SQL Server, there’s no need for this unnecessary division. This article is making the assumption that you are already familiar with writing PHP database applications. {mospagebreak title=Required Packages} You’ll need to enable the sybase or mssql modules in your PHP installation. {mospagebreak title=Optional Packages} Using DB Conclusions

30 Life-Enhancing Things You Can Do in 30 Minutes or Less Many of us attempt to measure our happiness based on the duration of certain favorable experiences in our lives. The longer a favorable experience lasts, the happier we think we’ll be. But the truth is, life is simply a string of small, independent moments that are always changing. Thus, a few minutes well spent here and there can make a big difference in what we get out of life in the long-term. Here are 30 things you can do in 30 minutes or less that will have a positive emotional effect on you and those closest to you. Learn something new by starting a free course at one of the hundreds of online self-education resources bookmarked here: 12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free.Watch one of the thousands of educational videos streaming at, Academic Earth, or Khan Academy.Read an online book list and find a new book to grab next time you’re at the library. What simple life-enhancing activities do you participate in on a regular basis? Photo by: Rachel Sian Related - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives Broadband Usage Meter Download | Help & FAQ | tbbMeter Help Forum | License tbbMeter is a bandwidth meter we have developed to help you monitor your Internet usage. It allows you to see how much your computer is sending to and receiving from the Internet in real time. It also shows you how your Internet usage varies at different times of the day. It does not record what you do on the Internet (i.e. it doesn't know what web pages you visit). This tool will help you to manage your usage to avoid incurring excess bandwidth fees or find your broadband provider slowing you down due to exceeding your monthly usage allowance. Features Here are some of the features we have included: Download Now You need to have installed the Microsoft .NET 2.0 framework prior to installing tbbMeter. Windows 8 users, please see below. Current version: v0.9.8.4 Released: 15/02/2011 An older version is also available for download. Previous version: v0.9.5.3 Released: 23/02/2010 tbbMeter v0.9.5.3 Size: 5.5MB Screenshots Compatibility

50 Places You Can Learn to Code (for Free) Online If you’re curious about learning a programming language then you’re in luck: there’s no shortage of resources for learning how to code online. University-level courses, tutorials, cheat sheets, and coding communities all offer excellent ways to pick up a new language, and maybe even a new job, too. Read on, and you’ll discover 50 great places to learn how to code, for free, online. University Many big names in education including MIT and Stanford offer programming courses, absolutely free. General If you’re just dipping your toes into programming, or you want to find a variety of resources, these sites offer several different ways to learn how to code. Community Learn how to code on these sites with a heavy community influence ready to offer help to newbs. Language Specific Drill down to the language you really want on these sites, offering expansive learning in one or two specific languages.

PCTV Home Top Web Annotation and Markup Tools Contextual feedback is crucial for remote teams working online to have fast and efficient feedback system. Asking and taking feedback is tedious and usually happens off-context using email and text message. There are some tools, however, that allow teams to discuss things and collaborate online in much better way. Web Annotation and Markup tools help you to comment, discuss and collaborate right on web pages or screenshots or PDFs. Such tools add context to the content and make use of highlights, sticky notes, comments, etc. for making discussions with context. In this post, we’re showcasing the best yet freely available tools for contextual feedback. Read Also: 20 Free Tools to Annotate PDF Documents Scrible Scrible helps building your own online library of annotated articles or research materials and owing to the same, it’s a perfect tool for researchers and remote teams. Scrible offers bookmarklet and an extension for Chrome. Pros: Cons: Diigo Works with mobile apps for Android and iOS

Best Free Media Center Software XBMC can probably be considered as the one that started it all. It is truly outstanding in this category and earns the Gizmo's Top Pick title rightfully in my eyes. Created in 2003 by a group of like minded programmers, XBMC is a non-profit project run and developed by volunteers located around the world. More than 50 software developers have contributed to XBMC which is available for Windows, Mac and Linux and in over 30 languages. XBMC turned out to be the most reliable product for me. XBMC offers good mouse support throughout the application which is not always self understanding as I learned. Maintaining your media library is simple joy with XBMC. There is much more to say about the endless features but I will leave that to the excellent XBMC home page. The community around XBMC is large. Plex Media Center is a strong contender for XBMC. Plex or PlexApp, previously only available for Mac OS, has entered the Windows and Linux world as well.