Google Charts vs Highcharts: What are the differences?
Google Charts and Highcharts belong to "Charting Libraries" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Google Charts are:
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
Highcharts is an open source tool with 8.89K GitHub stars and 2.33K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Highcharts's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Highcharts has a broader approval, being mentioned in 252 company stacks & 237 developers stacks; compared to Google Charts, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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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.
Translating saved user data that's returned from the database into useful, visually appealing user feedback.
Highcharts provided the best tradeoff between customization and pre-built chart coverage