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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 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.

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.

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524 Companies Using D3.js
203 Companies Using Highcharts
7 Companies Using Plotly

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What are some alternatives to D3.js, Highcharts, and Plotly?

  • 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
  • AnyChart - Robust JavaScript (HTML5) charting solution for easily adding interactive charts, maps and dashboards to web pages, apps

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