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Sunburst Viewer Alpha

The Sunburst Viewer Alpha initially generates a random tree of XML (sometimes TOO random, so if you get a blank file or a line just try refresh) , creates a random list of small changes over time, and then renders it into a dynamic, hierarchical pie chart looking thing. The grey buttons are for animating it through time (though they don't loop, so if it stops just hit the backward button).

It's primary use is the same motivation as an animated pie chart, except for hierarchies. Some potential examples:

The animated speed (or lack of it) is due to the Flash player bogging down as pie cells get drawn, and movieClips get created and destroyed every frame of animation, not the summing and layout algorithms behind it. Sadly this is the determining factor of how much I can speed this up.

To Be Implemented:


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