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There are a number of different JavaScript based toolkits, in addition to the Google Visualization and Charts APIs. I find Protovis (which SVG based) to be an excellent middle-ground between toolkits that are too low-level that they're laborous and painful to get going, and too high-level that every chart looks too similar. The JIT is a Canvas-based ...


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You could also use Google Chart Tools.


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Maybe this is what you need? What is the Google Chart API? The Google Chart API lets you dynamically generate charts with a URL string. You can embed these charts on your web page, or download the image for local or offline use.


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I have created a solution for myself via Chrome Extension. Chrome Extension This is my first chrome extension, and this is not intended to publicize said extension. I may create Firefox and Safari versions at a later date, but as this is currently for my personal use and I use Chrome here it is. I will also include the code here for anyone interested in ...


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See this thread on plotting map points from excel entries. This should allow you to take addresses from a file (eg spreadsheet) and plot them on a map. http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/maps/baw9A5LuS3o http://batchgeo.com/ is an example from this list, it allows you to paste address-related cells to plot.


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In terms of a "web app that comes closest to the sketch and or description", my first thought was Google Squared - but alas, it no longer exists (I thought it was an amazing innovation). But here's something to try: http://www.wolframalpha.com. Enter a search term such as mammals or presidents.


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IBM Many Eyes might work for this. Many Eyes allows pure data in either text or table format to be uploaded and processed into multiple visualization formats. Hope this helps.


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You can reproduce the required table using a formula: =QUERY({A:A,A:A},"select Col1, count(Col2) where Col1 is not null group by Col1 label Col1 'Date', count(Col2) 'Number'",0) And then reference that output for your graph.


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Put a column labels at the top of the column Put in a helper column next to it, and in every cell say =if(ISBLANK(A1),0,1) Then choose Data > Pivot Table Report, and enter the data range as A:B This will create a new tab with the data series you want. You can then create a graph from this. See an example of this approach here: ...


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Well I did try all kinds of searches before asking here and came up with nothing. But I kept trying more searches after asking and I think I found exactly what I wanted, in fact the second kind I asked for: batchgeo Here's their input screen: And here's the map I made with it for an answer on another Stack Exchange site:


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You can upload data from a speadsheet to Google Fusion Tables and there's examples to get started. Also try searching the google group for specific tips on creating a heat map.


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I was about to suggest Swivel, but they went out of business. However, that article led me to Many Eyes. It looks like it's a product of IBM research that may fit your needs: On Many Eyes you can: View and discuss visualizations View and discuss data sets Create visualizations from existing data sets If you register, you can ...



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