Chart FX for WPF 8.1
Chart FX for WPF makes the application experience more enjoyable and intuitive to the user and our WPF-related smarts, visuals and user interface innovations will unleash new ways of exploring and analyzing enterprise data.
Besides bugs fixes and performance increases from the previous version, Chart FX for WPF 8.1 also introduces a series of new features. From a handful of different galleries and more customization on existing properties to a new real-time feature and Statistical extension, as detailed below:
Adding statistical analysis capabilities to your charting applications.
This extension comes with a full API that handle mathematical operations and algorithms to realize information including Standard Deviation, Variance, Regression Line, Normal Distribution and F-Test to name a few.
Real Time Data
Binding data to observable collections has always been possible with Chart FX for WPF.
Using the Real Time API instead will make the chart reutilize internal components allowing it to handle a large quantity of fast data without compromising on performance. The Real Time API is great for applications handling financial data or other real world information that needs to be displayed accurately.
Complementing the wide variety of galleries present on earlier versions of Chart FX for WPF, the Density Gallery allows visualization of quantity of points in a specific area. Great for use in Quality Control or tracking clicks on a website.
Bubbling new is the Heatmap Chart, a two dimensional table that displays data on a gradient scale.
Vilfredo Pareto, a turn-of-the-century Italian economist, studied the distributions of wealth in different countries, concluding that a fairly consistent minority – about 20% – of people controlled the large majority – about 80% – of a society’s wealth. This same distribution has been observed in other areas and has been termed the Pareto effect. Chart FX for WPF 8.1 allows you to set up a Pareto Chart with ease, much like any other gallery.
Bubble charts are a valuable tool to perform a three variable comparison, allowing for easy visualization of complex interdependencies that are not apparent in two variable charts. Overlaying bubble charts gives you yet another variable (or dimension) for comparison. Bubble charts displaying GDP, population growth and inflation rate for different countries can now be compared over different years on the same chart, for example.
With it’s impressive chart types, animations, motifs, layouts, palettes, borders, markers and multiple axes, Chart FX for WPF allows you to create visually-appealing charts in minutes.
Fully Customizable and XAML-Based
For the first time ever, both developers and designers will be able to fully style chart elements and tightly couple Chart FX for WPF to their application and user interface guidelines.
Powerfull 3D Engine
Chart FX leverages WPF’s 3D engine to allow users to manipulate any of the chart’s elements and also provide a compelling UI to make analyzing data more intuitive.
Innovative User Interactivity
Users can select any of the chart elements they would like to manipulate and provide compelling user interfaces to make the process of analyzing data more powerful and intuitive.
Flexible Data Binding
Through the magic of WPF data binding, LINQ and Chart FX, you can easily populate a chart based on other controls, XML files, databases and other underlying data.
Seamless IDE Integration
Chart FX for WPF maintains programmability, developer productivity and IDE integration with both Visual Studio 2008 and Expression Blend.