[thelist] creating an image on the fly

Luther, Ron ron.luther at hp.com
Mon Jul 26 15:22:09 CDT 2004

Andrew asked:

>>I am toying with the idea of pulling a recors set from MySQL using PHP and
>>embedding it wqithin an image on the fly.  Any tips or tricks and tutorial
>>would be helpful if anyone has the time ;)

Hi Andrew,

I would recommend a search for "GD library tutorial" links. 

The GD Library is a very useful PHP tool for a number of things ... like 
dynamic bar charts, for example:


(The miminalist 'view source' info is kinda cute as well, the chart is 
created 'on the fly'.)



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