Yii 1.1: Add charts / print buttons to your webapp


In this article you will find Yii framework extensions enabling you to add various charts/print out buttons etc. to your webapp.

This collection is summarizing following forum thread.

Charting with Yii:

  1. Yii Open Flash Chart 2 Extension feedback: very nice implementation and authors contribution - examples of using data from external sources(model, xml schema, etc.) would be greatly valuable
  2. Fusion Charts API Extension - Create and share Charts
  3. Flot - EFlot plotting library encapsulation
  4. Jqplot - extension of jqplot for charts
  5. Cvisualizewidget - This widget makes it easy to render charts and graphs within your web application by utilising the visualize jQuery plugin.
  6. Highcharts Extension

Printing, generating pdf, xls, csv etc. with Yii:

  1. Generating PDF with - tcpdf needs to be rechecked as it does not work properly...
  2. Simple Yii extension printout for .datagrid and other .css elements printing
  3. Yii CSV generator csvout See installation issues
  4. Generating PDF with pdflib.
  5. phpexcel-codeplex by sharehua (Wiki)

Additional data generation, aggregation, grouping extensions and methods:

  1. ...

Please offer your solutions and specify additional categories relevant to this topic in above mentioned forum thread.

Total 3 comments

#15451 report it
beks at 2013/11/11 06:40am
Printing functionality in yii

am just confused by how the printout works.In any way how do i include the header or a logo of a certain organisation in the header........Some help

#15450 report it
beks at 2013/11/11 06:37am

how do i implement the printing functionality in each and every view page.I have used Mprint extension and Printout ,But things are failing to workout.....Some out there to help me by implementing an example .

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pckabeer at 2012/06/18 01:10am

Thanks for the summary :). Good work...

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