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ApexCharts vs Chart.js: What are the differences?

Developers describe ApexCharts as "📊 Interactive SVG Charts for React and Vue.js". A modern JavaScript charting library to build interactive charts and visualizations with simple API. On the other hand, Chart.js is detailed as "Simple, clean and engaging charts for designers and developers". Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions.

ApexCharts and Chart.js can be categorized as "Charting Libraries" tools.

ApexCharts and Chart.js are both open source tools. Chart.js with 44.3K GitHub stars and 9.71K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than ApexCharts with 6.59K GitHub stars and 295 GitHub forks.

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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 ApexCharts
Pros of Chart.js
  • 3
    Interactive charts
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    Graphs renders in SVG
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    Open source with MIT license
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    Provides zooming capabilities
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    Multiple chart types such as pie, bar, line and others
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    Offers all types of charts
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    Interactive Charts
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    It's totally free

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Cons of ApexCharts
Cons of Chart.js
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    Slow rendering
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    Slow rendering
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    Bitmap quality export
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    Low quality zoom plugin
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    It's totally free

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What is ApexCharts?

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

What is Chart.js?

Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions.

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What tools integrate with ApexCharts?
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What are some alternatives to ApexCharts and Chart.js?
ggplot2
It is a general scheme for data visualization which breaks up graphs into semantic components such as scales and layers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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