Highcharts vs. Plotly vs. MetricsGraphics.js

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Description

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.

What is MetricsGraphics.js?

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.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Highcharts?
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What are the cons of using MetricsGraphics.js?
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Pricing

How much does Highcharts cost?
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How much does Plotly cost?
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Companies

What companies use Highcharts?
206 companies on StackShare use Highcharts
What companies use Plotly?
8 companies on StackShare use Plotly
What companies use MetricsGraphics.js?
1 companies on StackShare use MetricsGraphics.js

Integrations

What tools integrate with Highcharts?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Highcharts
What tools integrate with Plotly?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Plotly
What tools integrate with MetricsGraphics.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with MetricsGraphics.js

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

  • D3.js - A JavaScript visualization library for HTML and SVG
  • 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

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