dimple vs Highcharts vs Plotly.js

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Pros of dimple
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      Low learning curve and powerful
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      Multiple chart types such as pie, bar, line and others
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      Responsive charts
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      Handles everything you throw at it
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      Extremely easy-to-parse documentation
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      Easy to customize color scheme and palettes
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      Built-in export chart as-is to image file
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      Bindings to popular languages like Python, Node, R, etc
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      Integrated zoom and filter-out tools in charts and maps
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      Great support for complex and multiple axes
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      Powerful out-of-the-box featureset
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      Beautiful visualizations
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      Active user base
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      Webgl chart types are extremely performant
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      Impressive support for webgl 3D charts
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      Charts are easy to share with a cloud account
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      Interactive charts
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      Publication quality image export
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      Easy to use online editor for creating plotly.js charts

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    Cons of dimple
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          Terrible document

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        What is dimple?

        The aim of dimple is to open up the power and flexibility of d3 to analysts. It aims to give a gentle learning curve and minimal code to achieve something productive. It also exposes the d3 objects so you can pick them up and run to create some really cool stuff.

        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.js?

        It is a standalone Javascript data visualization library, and it also powers the Python and R modules named plotly in those respective ecosystems (referred to as Plotly.py and Plotly.R). It can be used to produce dozens of chart types and visualizations, including statistical charts, 3D graphs, scientific charts, SVG and tile maps, financial charts and more.

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          What are some alternatives to dimple, Highcharts, and Plotly.js?
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          Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions.
          It is a Python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. It can be used in Python scripts, the Python and IPython shells, the Jupyter notebook, web application servers, and four graphical user interface toolkits.
          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.
          Google Charts
          It is an interactive Web service that creates graphical charts from user-supplied information. The user supplies data and a formatting specification expressed in JavaScript embedded in a Web page; in response the service sends an image of the chart.
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