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If you are willing to add some graphical analysis in your website, photoshopped images aren’t a good way to showcase them as it will lack perfection & proper presentation. In such case, using a jQuery graph-chart library will be the best solution. A perfectly selected jQuery graph or chart library can reflect the analysis at its best with proper information & presentation.
In this article VoidCanvas is providing you the list of top 10 jQuery graph libraries that will help you demonstrate the graphical analysis in your website perfectly.
Major reasons why you should focus on adding graphs properly:
We are providing a simple cheat sheet here so that you can easily compare between them, but i will recommend you to read about all the 10 jQuery graph plugins mentioned here for better understanding of their abilities.
|Name||Size (Kb)||Primary Features||Specialty||Documentation||Git Stars|
|morris.js||38||√||Lots of contributors providing more stability||Mid||6,600+|
|Flot||120||√||Real time Update(AJAX)||Good||5,400+|
|Cytoscape.js||313||Only Pie||Graph,Set Theory||Good||3,600+|
|CanvasJS||444||√||Chart with Animation||Good||-|
|jQuery.flowchart||20||X||User editable Flowchart||Good||180+|
|FusionCharts||22.5||√||1000+maps & 90+ graphs||Good||60|
Primary Features signifies the basic data demonstrating graph-chart types such as bar graph, pie graph, line graph, area graph.
We are providing 10 best jQuery graph libraries here according to our research. All of them has their own features & uniqueness, choose the perfect one for your task.
A good looking, easy to implement jQuery graph library helping you to demonstrate different data in a fine way. One of the simplest API widely used to draw line, bar, donut & area charts.
Widely used jQuery graph library. Graphs such as bars, lines, areas, points and or even any combinations of all these can be displayed on the same plot with even similar data. Flot is perfectly responsive, automatically redraw according to the window size.
Cytoscape doesn’t generate the basic graphs you have known for years, it’s unique & useful graph reflecting technique made it quite popular. Cytpscape is highly preferable for rich interactive graph-charts. It lets the user interact with the displayed graph, the plugin tackles the user events with the client very well.
OrgChart is one of the best organizing jQuery chart plugin in the market. Creating the structural tree is very easy, all you have to do is, supply the id of the HTML element & do a single-line call to the extension.
CanvasjQuery let’s you create responsive & interactive graph charts using just couple of lines of codes. It is easily integratable with bootstrap & other popular JS frameworks. CanvasJS supports 30 different chart types like line charts, bar charts, financial charts etc.
jqPlot helps generating client-side JS charts in the webpage. It’s a total package of different graph-chart reflection technique. Bar, Area, Bubble, Waterfall, Step, Pie, Pyramid charts and the list goes on.
As the name suggests jQuery.flowchart is an user friendly jQuery graph-chart plugin allowing you to create & edit flow charts easily.
Calx not only helps in generating line, bar or donut graph but also can create calculation form based of different formulas. The Calx is a jQuery plugin based on Excel calculation engine and formula parser.
It was basically developed for vanilla JS, but due to the huge popularity of jQuery, developers launched another version satisfying the needs. FunsionCharts not only provides basic graph-charts (bar, pie, area charts etc.) but also some exceptional like thermometer, bucket etc. charts. The list is quite long.
The perfect grid library with charts integration and server communication. FancyGrid provides comprehensive collection of grid and form solutions for Enterprise.
If you feel we are missing any popular jQuery graph-chart library in the list, let us know in the comment section.
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