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Plotly.js

A high-level, declarative charting library
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What is Plotly.js?

It is a standalone Javascript data visualization library, and it also powers the Python and R modules named plotly in those respective ecosystems (referred to as Plotly.py and Plotly.R). It can be used to produce dozens of chart types and visualizations, including statistical charts, 3D graphs, scientific charts, SVG and tile maps, financial charts and more.
Plotly.js is a tool in the Charting Libraries category of a tech stack.
Plotly.js is an open source tool with 14K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Plotly.js's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Plotly.js?

Companies
34 companies reportedly use Plotly.js in their tech stacks, including tools, Aplines, and Platform.

Developers
221 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Plotly.js.

Plotly.js Integrations

Python, React, Jupyter, MATLAB, and Julia are some of the popular tools that integrate with Plotly.js. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Plotly.js.
Pros of Plotly.js
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Bindings to popular languages like Python, Node, R, etc
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Integrated zoom and filter-out tools in charts and maps
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Great support for complex and multiple axes
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Powerful out-of-the-box featureset
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Beautiful visualizations
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Active user base
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Webgl chart types are extremely performant
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Impressive support for webgl 3D charts
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Charts are easy to share with a cloud account
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Interactive charts
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Publication quality image export
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Easy to use online editor for creating plotly.js charts

Plotly.js's Features

  • Feature parity with MATLAB/matplotlib graphing
  • Online chart editor
  • Fully interactive (hover, zoom, pan)
  • SVG and WebGL backends
  • Publication-quality image export

Plotly.js Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Plotly.js?
Highcharts
Highcharts currently supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie, scatter, angular gauges, arearange, areasplinerange, columnrange, bubble, box plot, error bars, funnel, waterfall and polar chart types.
Bokeh
Bokeh is an interactive visualization library for modern web browsers. It provides elegant, concise construction of versatile graphics, and affords high-performance interactivity over large or streaming datasets.
Marvel
A super simple tool that turns any image (including PSDs) or sketch into interactive prototypes for any device. Powered by Dropbox.
Matplotlib
It is a Python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. It can be used in Python scripts, the Python and IPython shells, the Jupyter notebook, web application servers, and four graphical user interface toolkits.
Storyline
Storyline makes it easy to create, test & publish Alexa skills in minutes with a visual interface and pre-built templates.
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Plotly.js's Followers
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