All businessman are crazy about the pie chart. Here is Pie3D powered by
dojox.gfx3d. The interface for the end-user is pretty similar with
dojox.chart.bar3d: just add the data via
addSeries, set the light, then call
render, bang, you are all set.
There is a long design struggle between
dojox.gfx3d. The 3D
pie chart is a Cylinder, but crippled intentionally, for example, only
rotation around Y axis is supported. Last but not the least, it is much easier
for user to specify the
height, instead of scratching their
heads to find the right rotation angle.
dojox.gfx would suffice.
On the other hand,
dojox.gfx3d brings schedulers and reusable gradient from
Cylinder. The schedulers may be essential if we want to highlight some slices by
moving them a little bit away from the center. Please checkout the