In this entry I want to cover a helper I wrote and some other bits to simplify creating charts for the scorecard application. One of the things I wanted to do was get rid of the excessive amount of code needed in the view to generate various charts. Since at some point I wanted to be able to dynamically create charts based on user input, I figured what better time than now to start chiseling out a helper class for displaying the charts. Take the pie chart I created in the last entry. The code in the view looked like this.