Quick Little Plot
A tiny little program for making a plot of some data you've put into a text file.
Only tested to run on Xubuntu (Debian-based) GNU/Linux with OpenJDK 6 & 7.
Requires that you have Java installed.
Requires that you download the xchart v1.2.0 jar and drop it into your ~/jars directory.
After you've grabbed the xchart jar and moved it into your ~/jars directory (mentioned above):
Clone this repo, or else click the "ZIP" button above to download.
Compile the code, then build & install the jar:
cd quick-little-plot javac -sourcepath src -d classes -cp ~/jars/xchart-1.2.0.jar src/jmg/Main.java jar cvf quick-little-plot.jar -C classes jmg cp quick-little-plot.jar ~/bin
Edit quick-little-plot.sh to use your home dir name, then copy it as well to your ~/bin. Make sure it's executable (
chmod +x quick-little-plot.sh).
Put some data into a text file named whatever you like (say,
x, y data point per line, but the first line
must be the name of the data set:
frob 1.1, 2.4 1.2, 2.7 1.3, 3.1
quick-little-plot.sh "Plot Name" \ "x-axis name (units)" \ "y-axis name (units)" \ some-data.txt
That should produce a some-data-plot.png file for you.
See the first example shown at http://xeiam.com/xchart_examplecode.jsp.
Distributed under the MIT license (see LICENSE.txt file).
John Gabriele, 2012