Lightweight Charts vs MetricsGraphics.js

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Lightweight Charts vs MetricsGraphics.js: What are the differences?

What is Lightweight Charts? Financial charts built with HTML5 canvas. The library displays financial data as an interactive chart on your web page without affecting your web page loading speed and performance.

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.

Lightweight Charts and MetricsGraphics.js belong to "Charting Libraries" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Lightweight Charts are:

  • Open source
  • Responsive across devices
  • Touch-optimized

On the other hand, MetricsGraphics.js provides the following key features:

  • Line Chart
  • Multi-Line Chart
  • Few Observations

Lightweight Charts and MetricsGraphics.js are both open source tools. MetricsGraphics.js with 7.11K GitHub stars and 497 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Lightweight Charts with 607 GitHub stars and 53 GitHub forks.

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What is Lightweight Charts?

The library displays financial data as an interactive chart on your web page without affecting your web page loading speed and performance.

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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