D3.js vs. Plotly vs. Charted



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Description

What is D3.js?

D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG and CSS. D3’s emphasis on web standards gives you the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework, combining powerful visualization components and a data-driven approach to DOM manipulation.

What is Plotly?

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.

What is Charted?

Charted is a tool for automatically visualizing data, created by the Product Science team at Medium. Provide the link to a data file and Charted returns a beautiful, interactive, and shareable chart of the data.

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Pros

Why do developers choose D3.js?
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Why do developers choose Plotly?
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Why do developers choose Charted?
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Cons

What are the cons of using D3.js?
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What are the cons of using Plotly?
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Pricing

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How much does Plotly cost?
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How much does Charted cost?

Companies

What companies use D3.js?
640 companies on StackShare use D3.js
What companies use Plotly?
11 companies on StackShare use Plotly
What companies use Charted?
1 companies on StackShare use Charted

Integrations

What tools integrate with D3.js?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with D3.js
What tools integrate with Plotly?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Plotly
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What are some alternatives to D3.js, Plotly, and Charted?

  • Highcharts - A charting library written in pure JavaScript, offering an easy way of adding interactive charts to your web site or web application
  • C3.js - A D3-based reusable chart library
  • amCharts - Advanced javascript charting library that will suit any data visualization need
  • ZingChart - A JavaScript charting library that renders in HTML5 Canvas, SVG, and VML

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