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Epoch by Fastly vs Highcharts: What are the differences?

Epoch by Fastly: A general purpose real-time charting library for building beautiful, smooth, and high performance visualizations. Epoch is a general purpose charting library for application developers and visualization designers. It focuses on two different aspects of visualization programming: basic charts for creating historical reports, and real-time charts for displaying frequently updating timeseries data; Highcharts: A charting library written in pure JavaScript, offering an easy way of adding interactive charts to your web site or web application. 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.

Epoch by Fastly and Highcharts can be primarily classified as "Charting Libraries" tools.

Some of the features offered by Epoch by Fastly are:

  • Built for Developers - open source
  • Real-time Charting
  • Unified Styling

On the other hand, Highcharts provides the following key features:

  • 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

Epoch by Fastly and Highcharts are both open source tools. Highcharts with 8.79K GitHub stars and 2.32K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Epoch by Fastly with 4.99K GitHub stars and 292 GitHub forks.

What is Epoch by Fastly?

Epoch is a general purpose charting library for application developers and visualization designers. It focuses on two different aspects of visualization programming: basic charts for creating historical reports, and real-time charts for displaying frequently updating timeseries data.

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.
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            used highcharts for my charting needs on and off for various clients through out the years. just it recently on a project.

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            Highcharts provided the best tradeoff between customization and pre-built chart coverage

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