Open Source C++ Charting Library for Linux/Solaris

David Smith DavidSmith at
Fri Mar 4 09:58:41 MST 2005

<quote who="Justin Gedge">
> As well as GNUplot-- there's a program called pov-ray.  Never used it--
> but it appears to be pretty intense [scientific stuff].  On the simple
> side with pie charts-- I'd check out the PERL modules on CPAN.  I know
> at work we have a lot of charts generated on internal intra-net with
> some of these modules.  I haven't seen pie charts... but would be
> surprised if they didn't have something.  PERL isn't c++, but you could
> have a script that your c++ routine calls [or see if the PERL module is
> just a wrapper around some c/c++ library].

If I were willing to call an external program to generate the charts, it'd
be a no-brainer, but I need better performance than that. C++ is a must
for this application.

Also, to comment on a previous response, pov-ray is a ray tracer, not a
chart library, unless I've missed something.


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