Using oEmbed to simplify embedding

Learn how and why to use oEmbed to embed ChartBlocks charts on your website or blog

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Logging temperature using PHP and ChartBlocks

An introduction to using the PHP SDK to save data to ChartBlocks from your own applications. Using the example of a USB thermometer hooked up to a computer or NAS.

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Video: How to make a bar chart

Making a bar chart in ChartBlocks is now even easier with the new chart building wizard. Check out the video below to see just how easy it is.

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When not to use a chart

Choosing whether to display data in a chart or a table is fundamental to data presentation.

People often opt for a chart just because it looks nicer, without necessarily considering whether it’s really the best medium to get the key information across.

Consider a simple chart showing test score results for a small group of school children. For our example we’ll assume that they have each taken a test in English, science and mathematics...

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The hottest World Cup finals

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicking off today and the recent controversy over just how hot the weather will be for the 2022 Qatar World Cup we thought it would be a great idea to see how hot previous World Cups have been.

Plotting the average high for June in each of the World Cup final cities it's clear to see that Qatar is going to be quite an experience!

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