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Plotly vs React D3 Library: What are the differences?

Plotly: The Web's fastest growing charting libraries. 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; React D3 Library: The easiest way to use D3.js in React. An open source library that will allow developers the ability to reroute D3 output to React’s virtual DOM. Just use your existing D3 code, and with a few simples lines, you can now harness the power of React with the flexibility of D3!.

Plotly and React D3 Library can be categorized as "Charting Libraries" tools.

Plotly and React D3 Library are both open source tools. Plotly with 10.4K GitHub stars and 1.21K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than React D3 Library with 873 GitHub stars and 56 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Plotly.js
Pros of React D3 Library
  • 16
    Bindings to popular languages like Python, Node, R, etc
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    Integrated zoom and filter-out tools in charts and maps
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    Great support for complex and multiple axes
  • 8
    Powerful out-of-the-box featureset
  • 6
    Beautiful visualizations
  • 4
    Active user base
  • 3
    Webgl chart types are extremely performant
  • 3
    Impressive support for webgl 3D charts
  • 3
    Charts are easy to share with a cloud account
  • 2
    Interactive charts
  • 2
    Publication quality image export
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    Easy to use online editor for creating plotly.js charts
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    Cons of Plotly.js
    Cons of React D3 Library
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      Terrible document
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      What is Plotly.js?

      It is a standalone Javascript data visualization library, and it also powers the Python and R modules named plotly in those respective ecosystems (referred to as Plotly.py and Plotly.R). It can be used to produce dozens of chart types and visualizations, including statistical charts, 3D graphs, scientific charts, SVG and tile maps, financial charts and more.

      What is React D3 Library?

      An open source library that will allow developers the ability to reroute D3 output to React’s virtual DOM. Just use your existing D3 code, and with a few simples lines, you can now harness the power of React with the flexibility of D3!

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      What are some alternatives to Plotly.js and React D3 Library?
      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.
      Bokeh
      Bokeh is an interactive visualization library for modern web browsers. It provides elegant, concise construction of versatile graphics, and affords high-performance interactivity over large or streaming datasets.
      Marvel
      A super simple tool that turns any image (including PSDs) or sketch into interactive prototypes for any device. Powered by Dropbox.
      Matplotlib
      It is a Python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. It can be used in Python scripts, the Python and IPython shells, the Jupyter notebook, web application servers, and four graphical user interface toolkits.
      Storyline
      Storyline makes it easy to create, test & publish Alexa skills in minutes with a visual interface and pre-built templates.
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