Charting With ASP.NET and LINQ

Check out the new MSDN article about how to use ASP.NET Chart control with LINQ by K. Scott Allen: Alex.


Data Binding Microsoft Chart Control

Overview When you add a new visualization in your application, the very first thing you do, is bind it to the data. Microsoft Chart control allows many different ways of populating data in the chart and it is important to understand the differences between them and being able to choose the best approach. I put…


ASP.NET Connections 2009

Have a question about the ASP.NET chart control? Want to meet and discuss the future visualization roadmap? I will be at the ASP.NET Connections March 22-25. See you there! Alex.


Using Chart HTTP Handler

Delian Tchoparinov just posted on his blog about chart image rendering using Chart HTTP Handlers. This is very useful reading for everybody using the ASP.NET version of the Microsoft Chart control. You can find this post here. Alex.


Microsoft Chart Control How-to: Add Rich Content Using Keywords

Adding Labels or Tooltips is a simple task in the chart, but what if we want to show more data than just a simple data point value? Keywords allows specifying rich content for many text based properties, so that you can build a tooltip as shown in this Bubble chart image. A Keyword is a…


Creating ‘small’ charts with Microsoft Chart Control

Designing a chart when you have limited space available or when it’s size can be dynamically changed  usually requires additional planning. I’ve been playing with a way to display sample data in a 300 by 500 pixels chart and here what I came up with: Figure 1: Chart size 300 by 500 pixels. I was…


Microsoft Chart control for .NET Framework Released!

I glad to announce the release of Microsoft Chart for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, which includes the ASP.NET and Windows Forms Chart Controls. Our Data Visualization team in SSRS worked really hard to deliver those controls!    Here is where you can download it: Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 – This installs the…