Highcharts vs MetricsGraphics.js: What are the differences?
What is MetricsGraphics.js? D3-based library optimized for visualizing time-series data. MetricsGraphics.js is a library built on top of D3 that is optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data. It provides a simple way to produce common types of graphics in a principled, consistent and responsive way. The library currently supports line charts, scatterplots and histograms as well as features like rug plots and basic linear regression.
Highcharts and MetricsGraphics.js can be categorized as "Charting Libraries" tools.
Some of the features offered by Highcharts are:
- 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
On the other hand, MetricsGraphics.js provides the following key features:
- Line Chart
- Multi-Line Chart
- Few Observations
Highcharts and MetricsGraphics.js are both open source tools. It seems that Highcharts with 8.79K GitHub stars and 2.32K forks on GitHub has more adoption than MetricsGraphics.js with 7.11K GitHub stars and 497 GitHub forks.
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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