I didn’t get round to posting this at the time it was announced, but as I’ve got a few posts on a similar theme already (e.g. RESTful Image Generation – When Text Just Won’t Do) I think it’s worth a quick post for continuity, if nothing else: Google Charts support for TeX images and formula plotting (i.e. provide an equation and it will give you an image back of the formula plotted out); there’s also an interactive Google Charts Playground that I hadn’t seen before…
You can also add labels to images…
So for example, take this URL:
and it delivers this:
The following is also plotted:
from this URL:
On the TeX front, this URL:
Getting the escaping can be a bit of a pain, but the interactive playground makes things slightly easier:
(You still need to escape things like “+” signs, though…)
3 thoughts on “Google Charts Now Plot Functions”
Nice!! But still it lags far behind then Matlab. Since its free, it can be used by everyone.
Oh dear, I can see hours of fun here, AKA displacement activity!
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