C3.js vs Chart.js: What are the differences?
C3.js: A D3-based reusable chart library. c3 is a D3-based reusable chart library that enables deeper integration of charts into web applications; Chart.js: Simple, clean and engaging charts for designers and developers. Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions.
C3.js and Chart.js can be primarily classified as "Charting Libraries" tools.
Some of the features offered by C3.js are:
- Comfortable - C3 makes it easy to generate D3-based charts by wrapping the code required to construct the entire chart. We don't need to write D3 code any more.
- Customizable - C3 gives some classes to each element when generating, so you can define a custom style by the class and it's possible to extend the structure directly by D3.
- Controllable - C3 provides a variety of APIs and callbacks to access the state of the chart. By using them, you can update the chart even if after it's rendered.
On the other hand, Chart.js provides the following key features:
- HTML5 based
C3.js and Chart.js are both open source tools. It seems that Chart.js with 44.3K GitHub stars and 9.71K forks on GitHub has more adoption than C3.js with 8.42K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks.
MAK IT, Key Location, and Apcera are some of the popular companies that use C3.js, whereas Chart.js is used by stage.gg, CROPTI, and Boltzap. C3.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 20 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to Chart.js, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.
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