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Learning Highcharts by Joe Kuan

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Summary

Web charting has been around since the early days of HTML, emerging from server-side technology to client-side. During this period, several solutions have been adopted to work around the shortcomings of HTML. Now, with the new HTML5, which is rich in features, web charting has come back to HTML and this time it is for good, with the aid of unleashed JavaScript.

A number of JavaScript chart products were mentioned in this chapter.. Among these, Highcharts emerges with a distinct graphical style and smooth user interactions.

In the next chapter, we will explore the Highcharts configuration object in greater detail with plenty more examples. The configuration object is the core part of the product that the structure serves as the common prototype ...

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