AnyChart vs D3.js vs Highcharts

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I have used highcharts and it is pretty awesome for my previous project. now as I am about to start my new project I want to use other charting libraries such as recharts, chart js, Nivo, d3 js.... my upcoming project might use react js as front end and laravel as a backend technology. the project would be of hotel management type. please suggest me the best charts to use

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Darren Adams
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I've used Highcharts with both Angular Js Reactive applications (render as ReactJs) and also a bit of D3. Personally I found Highcharts to be the easiest to use but, with still quite a good level of customisability if you need it. graphs and charts then give D3 a try.

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Pros of AnyChart
Pros of D3.js
Pros of Highcharts
  • 9
    Easy to use and super fast
  • 7
    A lot of chart types
  • 182
    Beautiful visualizations
  • 97
    Svg
  • 91
    Data-driven
  • 80
    Large set of examples
  • 60
    Data-driven documents
  • 23
    Visualization components
  • 20
    Transitions
  • 18
    Dynamic properties
  • 14
    Plugins
  • 11
    Transformation
  • 6
    Makes data interactive
  • 4
    Components
  • 4
    Enter and Exit
  • 3
    Open Source
  • 3
    Exhaustive
  • 3
    Backed by the new york times
  • 2
    Kris
  • 2
    Easy and beautiful
  • 1
    Angular 4
  • 1
    Simple elegance
  • 1
    Templates, force template
  • 1
    Awesome Community Support
  • 32
    Low learning curve and powerful
  • 15
    Multiple chart types such as pie, bar, line and others
  • 11
    Responsive charts
  • 8
    Handles everything you throw at it
  • 7
    Extremely easy-to-parse documentation
  • 4
    Easy to customize color scheme and palettes
  • 4
    Built-in export chart as-is to image file

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Cons of AnyChart
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    • 6
      Beginners cant understand at all
    • 5
      Complex syntax
    • 3
      Expensive

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    What is AnyChart?

    AnyChart is a flexible JavaScript (HTML5) based solution that allows you to create interactive and great looking charts. It is a cross-browser and cross-platform charting solution intended for everybody who deals with creation of dashboard, reporting, analytics, statistical, financial or any other data visualization solutions.

    What is D3.js?

    It is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. Emphasises on web standards gives you the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework.

    What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to AnyChart, D3.js, and Highcharts?
    FusionCharts
    It is the most comprehensive JavaScript charting library, with over 100+ charts and 2000+ maps. Integrated with all popular JavaScript frameworks and server-side programming languages. Create interactive JavaScript charts for your web and enterprise applications.
    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.
    amCharts
    amCharts is an advanced charting library that will suit any data visualization need. Our charting solution include Column, Bar, Line, Area, Step, Step without risers, Smoothed line, Candlestick, OHLC, Pie/Donut, Radar/ Polar, XY/Scatter/Bubble, Bullet, Funnel/Pyramid charts as well as Gauges.
    Chart.js
    Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions.
    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.
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