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Selecting a JavaScript Chart Library

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Which JavaScript library should I use for generating charts? Here's a list of popular JavaScript libraries for generating charts. Remember to check the license before selecting one...

http://chartjs.org

http://c3js.org/

  • based on D3.js
  • +3000 followers on Github
  • +150 issues on Github

http://d3js.org/

  • +30 000 followers on Github
  • +150 issues on Github
  • unlimited possibilities
  • unlimited complexity
  • unlimited popularity
  • you need to write your own reusable d3.js components
  • supports Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, IE9+, Android and iOS. Parts of D3 may work in older browsers.

http://nvd3.org/

  • based on D3.js
  • +3000 followers on Github
  • +250 issues on Github

http://dimplejs.org/

  • based on D3.js
  • +900 followers on Github
  • +30 issues on Github

https://github.com/fastly/epoch

  • 3500 Github followers
  • 30 Github issues

https://github.com/gionkunz/chartist-js

  • 4000 Github followers
  • 10 Github issues

https://github.com/tenXer/xcharts/

  • 1500 Github followers
  • 30 Github issues
  • based on D3.js

http://www.flotcharts.org/

  • Works with Internet Explorer 6+, Chrome, Firefox 2+, Safari 3+ and Opera 9.5+
  • requires jQuery
  • +3500 followers on Github
  • +250 issues on Github

http://g.raphaeljs.com/

  • +1400 followers on Github
  • +110 issues on Github
  • supports Firefox 3.0+, Safari 3.0+, Opera 9.5+ and Internet Explorer 6.0+.

http://www.fusioncharts.com/

  • “23 000 customers”
  • price is “as much as you can pay”

http://www.highcharts.com/

  • Free for non-commercial projects
  • HTML5
  • “tens of thousands of developers”
  • supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie, scatter, angular gauges, arearange, areasplinerange, columnrange and polar chart

https://github.com/ankane/chartkick

  • Uses Google charts behind the scenes

http://metricsgraphicsjs.org/

  • Based on d3.js
  • 385 followers on Github
  • 18 issues on Github
  • "optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data"