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By Joe Kuan

Create wealthy, intuitive, and interactive JavaScript facts visualization in your net and company improvement wishes utilizing this strong charting library — Highcharts


  • Step-by-step directions with real-live information to create bar charts, column charts and pie charts, to simply create creative caliber charts
  • Learn counsel and tips to create various charts similar to horizontal gauge charts, projection charts, and round ratio charts
  • Use and combine Highcharts with jQuery cellular and ExtJS four, and know how to run Highcharts at the server-side
  • Add complicated reporting features and know how to choose the suitable chart to your data

In Detail

Highcharts is a well-liked net charting software program that produces attractive and gentle lively JavaScript and HTML5 SVG graphs. it really is one of the major net charting software program available in the market and has been utilized in many various sectors — from monetary to social web content. even though it is equipped on best of jQuery, it's so easy to build that you just desire little programming ability to create an easy net chart. Highcharts works on all smooth browsers and is just in line with local browser applied sciences and does not require patron aspect plugins like Flash or Java.

"Learning Highcharts" is a accomplished educational with transparent and useful examples. This e-book follows a step-by-step strategy in the direction of making creative, presentable, or expert variety charts and different varieties of charts that you simply will not locate in different places. It additionally indicates you the way to combine Highcharts with different renowned frameworks, corresponding to jQuery, jQuery cellular, and ExtJS or even the right way to run it at the server side.

The e-book starts with an creation to Highcharts and demonstrates utilization of its wealthy set of innovations. this can be via an creation to every form of easy chart, starting with easy illustrations and finishing with extra creative and efficient additions to the charts. The ebook then courses you ways to take advantage of the Highcharts API and occasions dealing with that are very important to construct interactive purposes. It then is going directly to help you follow Highcharts onto a favored AJAX Framework or perhaps jQuery, jQuery cellular and Ext JS. ultimately the publication exhibits readers the way to arrange Highcharts working on server side.

"Learning Highcharts" goals to coach you every little thing you want to find out about Highcharts, and take the complex bounce from Flash to JavaScript, with this super effective and potent Charting software program on hand, hence supporting you construct uncomplicated charts or even a number of sequence and axes charts. The e-book additionally exhibits you the pliability of Highcharts and the way to create different specific charts. The programming part of APIs and occasion dealing with will profit the readers in construction complicated net functions with Highcharts. The ebook additionally publications readers on how one can combine Highcharts with renowned frameworks akin to jQuery cellular and Ext JS. via the top of the publication, you need to be capable of use Highcharts to fit your online page or program needs.

What you are going to study from this book

  • Learning the basics—line, column, and pie charts and attending to grips with the newest gains of Highcharts
  • Producing creative, specialist and cool charts with examples
  • Using the Highcharts APIs to provide interactive charts
  • Creating horizontal gauge chart and projection charts
  • Using Highcharts occasion handlers
  • Using Highcharts with jQuery Mobile
  • Using Highcharts with Ext JS 4
  • Running Highcharts at the server side
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Livery Place 35 Livery Street Birmingham B3 2PB, UK. com>) Credits Author Joe Kuan Reviewers Torstein Hønsi Tomasz Nurkiewicz Gert Vaartjes Acquisition Editor Kartikey Pandey Lead Technical Editor Ankita Shashi Technical Editors Devdutt Kulkarni Ankita Meshram Pooja Pande Copy Editors Aditya Nair Alfida Paiva Project Coordinator Abhishek Kori Proofreader Maria Gould Indexer Monica Ajmera Mehta Graphics Aditi Gajjar Production Coordinator Nilesh R. Mohite Cover Work Nilesh R. Mohite Foreword Back in 2003, when I wanted to implement charts for my home page, Flash-based charting solutions were totally dominating the market.

AddPoint Exploring SVG animations performance on browsers Comparing Highcharts' performance on large datasets Summary 8. Highcharts Events Introducing Highcharts events Portfolio history example Top-level chart Constructing the series configuration for a top-level chart Launching an Ajax query with the chart load event Activating the user interface with the chart redraw event Selecting and unselecting a data point with the point select and unselect events Zooming the selected area with the chart selection event Detail chart Constructing the series configuration for the detail chart Hovering over a data point with the mouseOver and mouseOut point events Applying the chart click event Changing the mouse cursor over plot lines with mouseover event Setting up a plot line action with the click event Stocks' growth chart example Plot averaging series from displayed stocks series Launching a dialog with the series click event Launching a pie chart with the series checkboxClick event Editing the pie chart's slice with the point click, update, and remove events Summary 9.

It was an instant success. Today, three years later, it has grown to become the preferred web charting engine by many, perhaps most, developers. Our bootstrapper company has nine persons working full time on developing, marketing, and selling Highcharts, and we have sold more than 22,000 licenses. Our clients include more than half of the 100 greatest companies in the world. I was thrilled when Packt Publishing contacted me for reviewing this book. I soon realized that the author, Joe Kuan, has a tight grip on Highcharts, jQuery, and general JavaScript.

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