How to generate graphics dynamically on the web using Python CGI script?

Christoph Zwerschke cito at
Sun Jan 22 13:23:05 CET 2006

Xavier Morel wrote:
> Well, some people have been crazy enough lately to generate more or less 
> imageless bar graphs though, see Eric Meyer's "Bar Graphs with Style" 
> ( 
> for more informations on the subject 
> ( for a demo)

I think that can be sometimes a clever solution.
There's even a full VectorGraphics-Library available:

You don't even need a graphics lib and CGI program on the server to 
create the graphics, and no plug-in on the browser. Just CSS and 
JavaScript; it works with all modern browsers.

-- Christoph

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