A person perceives 90% of information through sight. Clear visualization makes it easier to convey complex information. And what could be more confusing and more complicated than the stock and securities market?
It can be considered as one of the leaders in the field because it offers several dozen components for visualizing all kinds of data. With this library, it is easy to add interactive, animated graphics, and various types of diagrams to a website or web application. The charts of stock markets with detailed navigation and technical indicators deserve special attention. The library is not very convenient when working from databases because you need to write scripts yourself. Among its advantages, undoubtedly, it stands out lightness and simplicity in study and settings. The library is free for non-commercial use, or if you are interested in commercial use, the price is $80 per site and $360 for unlimited usage.
ApexCharts provides light and elegant elements for financial information visualization, where design and style are at the forefront. The library allows you to deeply customize the appearance of widgets, display dynamic data, and smooth animation. It is possible to load time series into graphs and place information on diagrams. Easy zooming and scrolling. The disadvantages of this solution include rather poor documentation. Distributed under the open-source MIT license.
3️⃣ Webix Framework
It is the largest collection of widgets for data visualization. The number of elements included in the library can play a cruel joke with you because it can take a long time to find the right widget. Unfortunately, quantity does not always translate into quality, and many UIs may require serious customization and debugging. The library is unlikely to be useful for simple graphing. But it can be used to create bar charts, trees, pie charts, infographics. A limitation for use in commercial solutions may be the BSD license under which the library is distributed.
5️⃣ Ember Charts
Ember Charts is more like a charting library built with the Ember.js and d3.js frameworks. With that library, you can create charts such as time series, point, pie, and bar charts. Moreover, you can easily expand and modify the diagrams as the library offers great customization possibilities. The components work out of the box so you can create interactive graphics. Distributed under the open-source BSD license.
The variety of libraries allows you to choose the tools for each project. Applications and websites that display financial data are elegant and easy to grab attention. It remains only to make a choice. 😉
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