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Daniel Coturel
Daniel Coturel

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Charts library in JavaScript

Hi everyone,

I wanted to ask here, if you have any JavaScript charting library that you recommend. This is for an internal website I use to manage my team's workflow.
The primary intent is to add a Gantt for each project. I have the data structure solved.
The website is not under any JS framework, it's just "vanilla" JavaScript, so it is not a constraint now.
Saludos,

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Pedro Bufulin

I think that Chart.js is the easiest one to use.
You just declare an object and change it's properties

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Daniel Coturel

Hi Pedro, thanks for your answer.
The only thing with ChartJS is that it doesn't have Gantt chart.

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Pedro Bufulin • Edited

Maybe you can use python with plotly to render the charts? I know plotly has way more resources for plotting charts

Even though it is not javascript, I think it shouldn't be hard to make python and javascript work together

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Daniel Coturel

I'll give it a shot if I cant't find something that works out of the box. This is because the website is already built in PHP with CakePHP and I don't want to make the backend too sophisticated.

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Pedro Bufulin

I had a great problem doing charts in javascript too. The Chart.js didn't do what I wanted out of the box. Had to make a lot of changes in it, which ended in a pretty big and messy code

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Connor Tangney

I'm pretty sure D3 has Gantt charts. Might be worth a look.

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Daniel Coturel

Hi Connor, thanks for your answer. I'll look up the library.

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Pranav Kumar

Have a look on the highchart APIs. Most advance chart library in my mind.

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Daniel Coturel

I like it! Thanks