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Table of Contents
- Commercial Libraries
- Free and Open Source Libraries
- Free Libraries
- Framework-Specific Libraries
- Data Visualization Resources
- amCharts - Three libraries for traditional charts, stock, and maps. Features a hand-drawn style theme option.
- AnyChart - Set of products for charting different types of data. Has a special Oracle Apex integration option.
- CanvasJS - A tight set of chart types in a library with a small file size. Different looking default theme than other commercial libraries.
- FusionCharts - Charting library with a strong maps component.
- Highcharts - A series of charting libraries for a variety of uses. Can be compatible back to IE6.
- ZingChart - Built to render large data sets other libraries can't handle. Super customizable styling and new features added often. Everything in one modular library.
Free and Open Source Libraries
- C3.js - D3 based reusable chart library.
- Chart.js - Tiny library (11kb!) including core chart types.
- Chartist - Simple, lightweight chart library that uses SVG to render the chart, and CSS to style it.
- D3.js - Allows the user to manipulate documents based on data to render charts in SVG.
- dc.js - D3 Library with crossfilter support
- dygraphs - Interactive zoomable time series charts.
- ECharts - A powerful charting and visualization library for browser.
- EJSChart - enterprise ready charting library.
- Graphosaurus - 3D graph viewer powered by WebGL (three.js)
- Morris.js - Simple API to render line, bar, area, and donut charts
- Plotly - Built on top of d3 and stack.gl, allowing users to create basic charts and SVG maps.
- Plottable - Library with OOP style syntax to build charts.
- sigma.js - Graphs / Network diagram library built with canvas.
- TauCharts - Unique syntax that lets the developer describe the data using DSL. Has the ability to create facets.
- vis.js - Network diagrams, descriptive timelines with labels, and has 3D graphs.
- Google Charts - Maps are dialed in (of course) and some cool animation options. Extensive docs and use community (forum).
- Angular-Chart- Simple API to render line, bar, area, and donut charts
- n3-charts - Easy to use library written with AngularJS, rendering charts with D3.
- Angular-scale - Simple and lightweight library for creating line charts
- Ember Charts - Five basic chart types ready to go in Ember.js projects.
- jqPlot - Open source jQuery plugin for drawing charts. Contains many commonly used features but may use different naming conventions for these items.
- jqxChart - Plenty of chart types rendering in SVG, Canvas, and VML.
- JQuery-linechart - Simple and lightweight library for creating line charts
- Formiddable - A collection of composable React components for building interactive data visualizations
- react-d3 - Charting library that relies on React for generating SVG markup and d3 to calculate path values.
- react-vis - A collection of React components to render common data visualization charts
- recharts - Redefined chart library built with React and D3
Data Visualization Resources
- Dataviz Catalogue - A place to go when you're wondering which chart type is best. A project by Severino Ribecca.
- Evergreen Data - Information and opinions on presenting data more effectively.
- Flowing Data - A resource on maps, visualizations, stats, and design by Nathan Yau, formerly of the New York Times.
- Junk Charts - Dataviz critic (and Columbia professor) Kaiser Fung breaks down data visualizations to identify what is wrong and recommends ways to make them better.
- The Functional Art - Noted data visualization author and professor Aberto Cairo's blog on dataviz trends and best practices.
- Visualizing Data - Dataviz consultant Andy Kirk compiles examples, resources, and reference materials on the subject of charting and visualization.
- Well Formed Data - Thought pieces on information visualization and design by Moritz Stefaner previously of the World Economic Forum.