Nowadays, Data analysis is a crucial part of any business application. This helps businesses to make important decisions. It is important to represent a large amount of data in an easy to understand and interactive way.
Charts are very useful for beautiful, easy to understand and interactive data representation and visualization.
In this article, we will see the best angular chart libraries for beautiful and interactive data representation.
First, we will see open-source angular chart libraries, late on we will look into other paid chart libraries for angular
ngx-charts is a declarative charting framework for angular2+.
It is using Angular to render and animate the SVG elements with all of its binding and speed goodness and uses d3 for the excellent math functions, scales, axis and shape generators, etc.
By having Angular do all of the renderings it opens us up to endless possibilities the Angular platform provides such as AoT, Universal, etc.
ngx-charts allows us to customize the styles using CSS. We can also create custom charts using ngx-charts components.
It has an active developer community.
Check out this article, How to use ngx-charts in angular application ?
- Horizontal & Vertical Bar Charts (Standard, Grouped, Stacked, Normalized)
- Area (Standard, Stacked, Normalized)
- Pie (Explodable, Grid, Custom legends)
- Gauge (Linear & Radial)
- Number Cards
- Timeline Filtering
- Line Interpolation
- Configurable Axis Labels
- Legends (Labels & Gradient)
- Advanced Label Positioning
- Real-time data support
- Advanced Tooltips
- Data point Event Handlers
- Works with ngUpgrade
ECharts is an open-sourced, web-based, cross-platform framework that supports the rapid construction of interactive visualization.
It has 39.6k stars and 13.2k forks on github, ECharts is regarded as a leading visualization development tool in the world, and ranks the third in the GitHub visualization tab.
It can run fluently on PC and mobile devices. It is compatible with most modern Web Browsers, e.g., IE8/9/10/11, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and so on. ECharts depends on ZRender, a graphic rendering engine, to create intuitive, interactive, and highly-customizable charts.
Line series, bar series, scatter series, pie charts, candle-stick series, boxplot series for statistics, map series, heatmap series, line series for directional information, graph series for relationships, treemap series, sunburst series, parallel series for multi-dimensional data, funnel series, gauge series
Besides the built-in chart types, ECharts also provide the custom series for users to create a specific chart type.
- Loading Handling
- Event Handling
- Real-time data update
- Initial Options
- Auto Resize
- Connect Charts
- Draggable Charts
- 3D Charts
Refer ECharts Documentation for more customization.
👉 Checkout here Data Visualization with ECharts in Angular using NGX-ECHARTS (with COVID Tracker Sample Application).
ng2-charts supports 8 chart types: line chart, bar chart, radar chart, pie chart, polar-area chart, doughnut chart, bubble chart and scatter chart.
It supports Angular 9.x, If you want to use with Angular 8.x, please use version
Basic Charts: Scatter Plots, Bar Charts, Line Charts, Pie Charts, Bubble Charts, Dot Plots, Filled Area Plot, Horizontal bar charts, Sunburst Charts, Sankey Diagram, Point Cloud, Multi Chart Types
Statistical Charts: Error Bars, Box Plots, Histograms, 2D density plots, parallel categories diagram.
Financial Charts: Waterfall Charts, Indicators, CandleStick charts, Funnel and Funnel Area Charts.
Maps: Mapbox map layers, Mapbox density heatmap, Choropleth mapbox, lines on maps etc.
3D Charts: 3D Scatter Plots, Ribbon Plots, 3D Surface plots, 3D mesh plots etc
- Download as SVG / PNG
- Data export
- Events Handling
- Auto Resize
- Group by
Note: These states are for the PrimeNG complete UI collection package.
PrimeNG Chart Features
Currently, there are 6 options available; pie chart, doughnut chart, line(line or horizontal bar) chart, bar chart, radar chart, and polar area chart.
- Event Handling
- Width and Height
- Options (as per chart.js documentation)
Google chart tools are powerful, simple to use, and free.
Note: Google Charts is free, but not open-source. Google’s licensing does not allow you to host their JS files on your server. So if you are an enterprise and have some sensitive data, Google Charts might not be the best option.
Fusion charts provides paid licance for commercial use.
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In this article, we have seen five best open-source angular chart libraries and other paid angular chart libraries.
I have given an angular chart library ranking based on my research. I hope you like this article, please provide your valuable feedback and suggestions in below comment section🙂.
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