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Highcharts vs ZingChart: What are the differences?

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; ZingChart: A JavaScript charting library that renders in HTML5 Canvas, SVG, and VML. The most feature-rich, fully customizable JavaScript charting library available used by start-ups and the Fortune 100 alike.

Highcharts and ZingChart can be primarily classified as "Charting Libraries" tools.

"Low learning curve and powerful" is the top reason why over 26 developers like Highcharts, while over 7 developers mention "Tons of built-in features and awesome support" as the leading cause for choosing ZingChart.

Highcharts and ZingChart are both open source tools. Highcharts with 8.75K GitHub stars and 2.31K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than ZingChart with 201 GitHub stars and 41 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Highcharts has a broader approval, being mentioned in 213 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to ZingChart, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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I have used highcharts and it is pretty awesome for my previous project. now as I am about to start my new project I want to use other charting libraries such as recharts, chart js, Nivo, d3 js.... my upcoming project might use react js as front end and laravel as a backend technology. the project would be of hotel management type. please suggest me the best charts to use

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Darren Adams
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I've used Highcharts with both Angular Js Reactive applications (render as ReactJs) and also a bit of D3. Personally I found Highcharts to be the easiest to use but, with still quite a good level of customisability if you need it. graphs and charts then give D3 a try.

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Pros of Highcharts
Pros of ZingChart
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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
  • 8
    Handles everything you throw at it
  • 7
    Extremely easy-to-parse documentation
  • 4
    Easy to customize color scheme and palettes
  • 4
    Built-in export chart as-is to image file
  • 8
    Tons of built-in features and awesome support
  • 6
    Lots of flexibility to create your own custom charts
  • 6
    Great for any project from personal to commercial
  • 5
    Github Integration
  • 5
    Angular wrapper

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Cons of Highcharts
Cons of ZingChart
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    Expensive
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    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 ZingChart?

    The most feature-rich, fully customizable JavaScript charting library available used by start-ups and the Fortune 100 alike.

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    What companies use ZingChart?
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    What tools integrate with Highcharts?
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      What are some alternatives to Highcharts and ZingChart?
      D3.js
      It is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. Emphasises on web standards gives you the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework.
      amCharts
      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.
      Tableau
      Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
      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.
      ECharts
      It is an open source visualization library implemented in JavaScript, runs smoothly on PCs and mobile devices, and is compatible with most current browsers.
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