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 GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Highcharts's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Highcharts?
778 companies reportedly use Highcharts in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Shelf, and ROBLOX.
405 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Highcharts.
Pros of Highcharts
Low learning curve and powerful
Multiple chart types such as pie, bar, line and others
Handles everything you throw at it
Extremely easy-to-parse documentation
Easy to customize color scheme and palettes
Built-in export chart as-is to image file
Export on server side, can be used in email
It is nice
- 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
Highcharts Alternatives & Comparisons
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