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D3.js vs ECharts: What are the differences?

What is D3.js? A JavaScript visualization library for HTML and SVG. 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 ECharts? *A free, powerful charting and visualization library *. It is an open source visualization library implemented in JavaScript, runs smoothly on PCs and mobile devices, and is compatible with most current browsers.

D3.js and ECharts can be categorized as "Charting Libraries" tools.

D3.js and ECharts are both open source tools. It seems that D3.js with 86.4K GitHub stars and 21.1K forks on GitHub has more adoption than ECharts with 35.7K GitHub stars and 10.8K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, D3.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 659 company stacks & 666 developers stacks; compared to ECharts, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of D3.js
Pros of ECharts
  • 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
  • 5
    East to implement
  • 4
    Smaller learning curve
  • 3
    Vue Compatible
  • 1
    React compatible
  • 1
    Very customizable
  • 1
    Free to use
  • 1
    Angular compatible

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Cons of D3.js
Cons of ECharts
  • 6
    Beginners cant understand at all
  • 5
    Complex syntax
  • 1
    Support is in chinese

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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 ECharts?

It is an open source visualization library implemented in JavaScript, runs smoothly on PCs and mobile devices, and is compatible with most current browsers.

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What are some alternatives to D3.js and ECharts?
three.js
It is a cross-browser JavaScript library and Application Programming Interface used to create and display animated 3D computer graphics in a web browser.
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.
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.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
Tableau
Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
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