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Display Data in an Event Chart | Developer Portal : ThingWorx

Project Concept

This project will introduce the Event Chart Widget.

Following the steps in this guide, you will learn how to graphically represent WHEN a value from a remote IoT sensor records a change.

We will teach you how to utilize an Event Chart Widget to display the time of these changes as the primary element.

Project Info

Type How To
Level Intermediate
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published October 16, 2018
Author Jason Wyatt

You'll learn how to

    • Create a Value Stream to record time series data
    • Create a Thing with a Property that is logged to the Value Stream
    • Modify Property values to generate logs with different timestamps
    • Create a Mashup and add an Event Chart Widget
    • Link your Thing to the Event Chart Widget
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Things used in this project


This guide may be completed within any environment where you have access to the ThingWorx Foundation server.

This includes both the 30-day hosted evaluation server, as well as the 120-day downloadable trial.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:


  • Step 1: Introduction
  • Step 2: Create Value Stream
  • Step 3: Create Thing
  • Step 4: Set TimeSeriesProperty
  • Step 5: Create Mashup
  • Step 6: Configure Event Chart
  • Step 7: Next Steps