Java Specific Features
This page provides information specific to ChartDirector for Java. Please refer
to the General Features
page for general ChartDirector features.
Pure Java Implementation. Runs Anywhere!
ChartDirector for Java is written in pure Java. It runs on any system with Java SE 1.4 or above.
Suitable for Both JSP/Servlets and Standalone/Applets Applications
Includes the full ChartDirector library contains both with server and client side features, and also a
light-weight edition optimized for standalone and Applets usage.
Over 1500 pages of fully indexed and searchable documentation, available in both HTML and CHM formats.
Web Application Features
No Configuration Required
Just copy "ChartDirector.jar" to your web application's Java class path
(eg. "WEB-INF/lib") and you can use ChartDirector in your JSP or servlets.
No server configuration required.
Headless Server Support
ChartDirector fully supports headless servers (servers without GUI or font systems installed,
which are common on Linux/UNIX). If Java fonts are not available, ChartDirector will
utomatically use its internal font system.
advanced user interactions, such as mouse events for chart objects, programmable
track cursor, zoomimg and scrolling, and realtime charts.
JSP Sample Code
Includes plenty of JSP charting sample code with an explorer-style browser page for easy
viewing. All sample charts include tool tips support. Contains a sample database to
demonstrate generating charts using data from database.
ChartDirector for JSP/Java is distributed as a WAR (Web Application Archive) file. You
can deploy everything (the ChartDirector library, sample code, documentation) to a web
server in one step. You may also use JAR to extract the files and copy them yourself.
Desktop Application Features
ChartViewer SWING Component
ChartViewer is a bean for viewing charts, with tool tips, mouse events for chart objects,
programming track cursor and zooming and scrolling support.
This SWING component is only needed for desktop applications. It is not needed
in JSP/Servlets applications in which the charts are created on the server side.
Chart Explorer Sample Program
Includes the Chart Explorer sample program that demonstrates an application with hundreds
of Java charts of different styles, all with tool tips and are clickable. There are also sample
charts that demonstrate programmable track cursors, zooming and scrolling, and realtime charts.