Garth Douglass > Finance-ChartHist > Finance::ChartHist

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NAME ^

Finance::ChartHist - Perl module to produce historical stock price graphs

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Finance::ChartHist;

  $chart = Finance::ChartHist->new( symbols    => "BHP",
                                    start_date => '2001-01-01',
                                    end_date   => '2002-01-01',
                                    width      => 680,
                                    height     => 480
                                  );

  $chart->create_chart();
  $chart->save_chart('chart_name.png', 'png');

DESCRIPTION ^

Finance::ChartHist is a module to produce graphs of historical stock prices. Single stocks can be graphed over a period of time. Multiple stocks performance can also be compared over time.

CONSTRUCTOR ^

new(symbols =>, start_date =>, end_date =>, width =>, height =>)

Create a new Finance::ChartHist object.

INSTANCE METHODS ^

create_chart

Fetches the required data and plots the chart.

save_chart

Save the graph to the file specified.

AUTHOR ^

Garth Douglass, <garth@rubberband.org>

SEE ALSO ^

Finance::QuouteHist(3), GD::Graph::lines(3).

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright 2002 Garth Douglass <garth@rubberband.org>

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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