Often times in data, especially chronological data, there are patterns. These patterns can get lost when we are presented with too much, or too little, data. There are also times when we want to keep both views at hand: the details as well as the overall data. These types of graphs are known as master details graphs.
For setting up a basic page and installing jQuery and Highcharts, refer to the Getting ready section of the Creating your first chart recipe in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Highcharts.
To get started, perform the following steps: