ApexCharts vs D3.js vs Highcharts

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Pros of ApexCharts
Pros of D3.js
Pros of Highcharts
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    Interactive charts
  • 3
    Graphs renders in SVG
  • 3
    Open source with MIT license
  • 3
    Provides zooming capabilities
  • 1
    Multiple chart types such as pie, bar, line and others
  • 182
    Beautiful visualizations
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    Large set of examples
  • 60
    Data-driven documents
  • 23
    Visualization components
  • 20
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    Dynamic properties
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    Makes data interactive
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    Enter and Exit
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    Open Source
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    Backed by the new york times
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    Easy and beautiful
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    Angular 4
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    Simple elegance
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    Templates, force template
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    Awesome Community Support
  • 32
    Low learning curve and powerful
  • 15
    Multiple chart types such as pie, bar, line and others
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    Responsive charts
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    Handles everything you throw at it
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    Extremely easy-to-parse documentation
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    Easy to customize color scheme and palettes
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    Built-in export chart as-is to image file

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Cons of ApexCharts
Cons of D3.js
Cons of Highcharts
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    Slow rendering
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    Beginners cant understand at all
  • 5
    Complex syntax
  • 3

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What is ApexCharts?

A modern JavaScript charting library to build interactive charts and visualizations with simple API.

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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Sep 8 2017 at 2:54PM


What are some alternatives to ApexCharts, D3.js, and Highcharts?
It is a general scheme for data visualization which breaks up graphs into semantic components such as scales and layers.
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.
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.
Google Charts
It is an interactive Web service that creates graphical charts from user-supplied information. The user supplies data and a formatting specification expressed in JavaScript embedded in a Web page; in response the service sends an image of the chart.
Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions.
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