Data Visualization Tools: Flot vs. Highcharts vs. D3.js
Today’s Web applications deal with massive data sets that require high-performance systems for processing and analysis. However, information becomes even more valuable, if you can efficiently visualize it.
1) Flot, an open source jQuery plug-in designed for drawing diagrams in Canvas
2) Highcharts, one of the most popular proprietary libraries
3) D3.js, a large open-source framework for data visualization
Below is a brief comparative table that will give you a general idea of what big data and real-time visualization capabilities you can expect from these three tools.
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