D3.js vs Highcharts: What are the differences?
D3.js and Highcharts can be primarily classified as "Charting Libraries" tools.
"Beautiful visualizations" is the top reason why over 168 developers like D3.js, while over 26 developers mention "Low learning curve and powerful" as the leading cause for choosing Highcharts.
D3.js and Highcharts are both open source tools. It seems that D3.js with 85.8K GitHub stars and 21K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Highcharts with 8.79K GitHub stars and 2.32K GitHub forks.
Square, Coinbase, and New Relic are some of the popular companies that use D3.js, whereas Highcharts is used by Klout, Treehouse, and Webedia. D3.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 531 company stacks & 91 developers stacks; compared to Highcharts, which is listed in 212 company stacks and 40 developer stacks.
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