[R] Possible R graphics devices

Jeffrey Horner jeff.horner at vanderbilt.edu
Thu Sep 4 20:41:59 CEST 2008

Hello all,

I've been working on a new R Graphics device that targets Adobe's 
Shockwave Flash format (SWF for short). It uses http://www.libming.org/ 
on the backend. Here are some example outputs so far:

Once you click on the above, choose a directory like 'smooth' and then 
click on test.html to see a side-by-side comparison of the swf file with 
the png equivalent. Fonts aren't working yet (but they will), and 
libming doesn't support dashed lines either, so there are some areas 
upon which to improve.

My goal is to support limited interactivity in the form of popup labels 
for key data points. Maybe someone has some other ideas?

Also, there's a fascinating new project that aims to create interactive 
graphics within the HTML canvas tag using the Processing.js javascript 
library. It's quite eye-opening:


I believe an R graphics device could target javascript as well!



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