Highcharts vs CanvasJS : What are the differences?
Highcharts and CanvasJS belong to "Charting Libraries" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Highcharts are:
- It works in all modern mobile and desktop browsers including the iPhone/iPad and Internet Explorer from version 6
- Free for non-commercial
- One of the key features of Highcharts is that under any of the licenses, free or not, you are allowed to download the source code and make your own edits
On the other hand, CanvasJS provides the following key features:
- Chart Types
Highcharts and CanvasJS are both open source tools. Highcharts with 8.97K GitHub stars and 2.34K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than CanvasJS with 2 GitHub stars and 2 GitHub forks.
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used highcharts for my charting needs on and off for various clients through out the years. just it recently on a project.
Translating saved user data that's returned from the database into useful, visually appealing user feedback.
Highcharts provided the best tradeoff between customization and pre-built chart coverage