New Address -

. Thursday, September 11, 2008

Hey folks!
I have moved my blog to a top level domain now. From now on, you will see my posts at:

I will be posting more about my open source CMS Croogo and the CakePHP MVC framework.

Thanks for everyone's support.

Create charts with Google Charts API on the fly

. Monday, September 1, 2008

Google is always very well equipped when it comes to APIs. I found out about their Charts API today and want to let you all know how to use it. Its not very difficult - just like placing an image tag in your HTML document.

3D pie chart
For example, you want to have a 3D pie chart with two segments (one is 30% and the other is 70%). So, this will be the url for that graph:,30&chs=300x100&chl=Segment1|Segment2

And here comes the image output (generated by Google Charts!):

You can find out more about it here: