Chart FX 8 released

Advanced data analysis and visualization for .NET developers.
January 10, 2014 - 14:49
Press Release

Chart FX 8 is a powerful charting engine that supports a large collection of chart types including bar, area, pie, line, curve, bubble, Parento, polar and surface. It lets developers and end users navigate through data. It features grouping, filtering, sorting and pivoting, all without writing a single line of code.

Updates in 8

  • Gauges - Chart FX includes a collection of gauge components to expand your data visualization and business analysis options. It includes radial gauges, horizontal and vertical linear gauges and digital panels, allowing developers to easily create digital dashboards.
  • Data Analysis - Perform data grouping, filtering, sorting and pivoting without writing a single line of code.
  • Filtering - Chart FX 8 gives users an effective way to filter and display data that meets certain conditions.
  • Grouping - Group data in different ways and change the type of aggregation being used for faster comparison and analysis.
  • Sorting - Easily change the order in which data appears in a chart.
  • Visual Studio Support - Chart FX 8 is compatible with Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2013. It supports Windows Forms, Web Forms, MVC and other major platforms.
  • Data Connectivity - Chart FX 8 supports XML, arrays, objects, text files and ODBC.
  • Aesthetics - Supports vector based markers and backgrounds to produce eye-catching charts and layouts.
  • Performance - Robust serialization helps improve performance with less memory consumption for faster rendering.
  • New UI - A completely redesigned UI allows end users access to action bars with new functionality. Each chart object can be right clicked to access hundreds of features to further customize the way the chart looks or how the data is processed and displayed by the chart.
  • LINQ - The data received from LINQ is automatically formed as objects allowing your .NET applications to connect to databases without bothering much about columns and rows.
  • In-depth Details Simplified - A single SQL statement is all you need to allow Master-Detail Data, Drilldown, Views and Enhanced Tooltips. You can manipulate the data fields passed to Chart FX 8 in any way regardless of whether those fields are displayed in the chart.
  • Full Backward Compatibility - The Chart FX 7 API is fully supported in Chart FX 8.

About Software FX

Software FX was founded in September of 1993 as a component vendor. By providing top-of-the-line components for different development environments, they continue to lead the market in deploying graphical development tools. Software FX is committed to providing a rich set of tools and support for past, present and future technologies for the global development community.

Sample chart created with Chart FX 8.

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