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Highcharts Cookbook by Nicholas Terwoord

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Highcharts

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Finding documentation on Highcharts
  • Creating your first chart
  • Including multiple series in one chart
  • Displaying multiple charts in one graph
  • Using the same data in multiple charts
  • Creating spiderweb graphs for comparison
  • Creating custom tooltips
  • Adding extra content to tooltips
  • Making charts internationalizable/localizable
  • Creating a new theme
  • Creating reusable graphs

Introduction

This chapter explains the basics of creating and rendering a chart using Highcharts and how to work with different Highcharts options to configure charts. All charts are created by providing a chart with the options object; options allows the user to define the behavior and look and feel ...

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