Plotly.js vs vx

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Plotly vs vx: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is vx? react + d3 = vx | visualization components. vx is collection of reusable low-level visualization components. vx combines the power of d3 to generate your visualization with the benefits of react for updating the DOM.

Plotly and vx can be primarily classified as "Charting Libraries" tools.

Plotly and vx are both open source tools. Plotly with 10.4K GitHub stars and 1.21K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than vx with 6.15K GitHub stars and 283 GitHub forks.

Pros of Plotly.js
Pros of vx
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    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
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    Powerful out-of-the-box featureset
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    Beautiful visualizations
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    Active user base
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    Webgl chart types are extremely performant
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    Impressive support for webgl 3D charts
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    Charts are easy to share with a cloud account
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    Interactive charts
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    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 vx
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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 vx?

      vx is collection of reusable low-level visualization components. vx combines the power of d3 to generate your visualization with the benefits of react for updating the DOM.

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        What are some alternatives to Plotly.js and vx?
        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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