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A charting library written in pure JavaScript, offering an easy way of adding interactive charts to your web site or web application

What is 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.
Highcharts is a tool in the Charting Libraries category of a tech stack.
Highcharts is an open source tool with 8.8K GitHub stars and 2.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Highcharts's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Highcharts?

213 companies use Highcharts in their tech stacks, including Klout, Treehouse, and Webedia.

38 developers use Highcharts.

Why developers like Highcharts?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Highcharts
Highcharts Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Highcharts in their tech stack.

Todd Schiller
Todd Schiller
Head of Engineering at MOKA Analytics · | 1 upvotes · 1.9K views
atMOKA Analytics

Highcharts provided the best tradeoff between customization and pre-built chart coverage Highcharts

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captain of a starship at electronic dreams · | 1 upvotes · 1.9K views

used highcharts for my charting needs on and off for various clients through out the years. just it recently on a project. Highcharts

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Ben Boarder
Ben Boarder
Developer at Reactor Digital · | 1 upvotes · 1.9K views
atReactor Digital

Translating saved user data that's returned from the database into useful, visually appealing user feedback. Highcharts

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Here is my stack on #Visualization. @FusionCharts and Highcharts are easy to use but only free for non-commercial. Chart.js and Plotly are two lovely tools for commercial use under the MIT license. And D3.js would be my last choice only if a complex customized plot is needed.

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Highcharts's features

  • 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
  • Pure Javascript - Highcharts is solely based on native browser technologies and doesn't require client side plugins like Flash or Java.

Highcharts Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Highcharts?
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 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.
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.
Plotly.js is the only open-source JavaScript library for data visualization in the sciences and engineering. Open-source interfaces to Plotly.js are available for Python, R, MATLAB, and React.
AnyChart is a flexible JavaScript (HTML5) based solution that allows you to create interactive and great looking charts. It is a cross-browser and cross-platform charting solution intended for everybody who deals with creation of dashboard, reporting, analytics, statistical, financial or any other data visualization solutions.
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