Dynamic Images

Posted on 2006-07-23
Last Modified: 2010-04-06
I need to know how to make dynamic images. The best example I can find of how to do this is at
It takes the live info and puts in on the image. I need to be able to get to it be going to
Any ideas?
Question by:diocia
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and this one is nice too:
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There are a number of software libraries which allow you to generate images on the fly. All of them require that components be installed on your server, so you will have to shop around to find a server that supports the one you wish to use. Mark_FreeSoftware has given you some information on PHP image handling, you can also do it with Perl, ASP or ASP.NET. Here's some information for you:




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I should have put in my original post that I am using a server with PHP and GD installed
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