Graphical library - charts

BJörn Lindqvist bjourne at
Mon Jun 22 09:20:26 EDT 2009

2009/6/22  <przemolicc at>:
> Hello,
> I have thousends of files with logs from monitoring system. Each file
> has some important data (numbers). I'd like to create charts using those
> numbers. Could you please suggest library which will allow creating
> such charts ? The preferred chart is line chart.
> Besides is there any library which allow me to zoom in/out of such chart ?
> Sometimes I need to create chart using long-term data (a few months) but
> then observe a minutes - it would be good to not create another short-term
> chart but just zoom-in.
> Those files are on one unix server and the charts will be displayed on
> another unix server so the X-Window protocol is going to be used.

Try Google Charts. It is quite excellent for easily creating simple
charts. There is also Gnuplot which is more advanced and complicated.
Both tools have python bindings.

mvh Björn

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