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MetricsGraphics.js vs CanvasJS : What are the differences?

What is MetricsGraphics.js? D3-based library optimized for visualizing time-series data. MetricsGraphics.js is a library built on top of D3 that is optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data. It provides a simple way to produce common types of graphics in a principled, consistent and responsive way. The library currently supports line charts, scatterplots and histograms as well as features like rug plots and basic linear regression.

What is CanvasJS ? Beautiful HTML5 Charts Library built on JavaScript & HTML5 Canvas Element. It runs across devices including iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Microsoft Surface, Desktops, etc. This allows you to create Rich Dashboards that work across devices without compromising on Maintainability or Functionality.

MetricsGraphics.js and CanvasJS can be categorized as "Charting Libraries" tools.

Some of the features offered by MetricsGraphics.js are:

  • Line Chart
  • Multi-Line Chart
  • Few Observations

On the other hand, CanvasJS provides the following key features:

  • Themes
  • Chart Types
  • Interactivity

MetricsGraphics.js and CanvasJS are both open source tools. It seems that MetricsGraphics.js with 7.14K GitHub stars and 504 forks on GitHub has more adoption than CanvasJS with 2 GitHub stars and 2 GitHub forks.

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Pros of CanvasJS
Pros of MetricsGraphics.js
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    30+ Chart Types
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    Works across Devices and Browsers
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    Well Documented
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    Simple API
  • 1
    Responsive Charts
  • 1
    Performance
  • 1
    Exporting as Image
  • 1
    Low learning curve
  • 1
    Easy Customization
  • 2
    Simple

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Cons of CanvasJS
Cons of MetricsGraphics.js
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    It's not free
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    What is CanvasJS ?

    Lightweight, Beautiful & Responsive Charts that make your dashboards fly even with millions of data points! Self-Hosted, Secure & Scalable charts that render across devices.

    What is MetricsGraphics.js?

    MetricsGraphics.js is a library built on top of D3 that is optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data. It provides a simple way to produce common types of graphics in a principled, consistent and responsive way. The library currently supports line charts, scatterplots and histograms as well as features like rug plots and basic linear regression.

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