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Instant Highcharts

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Cyril Grandjean

Learn to create dynamic and customized charts instantly using Highcharts
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849697545
Paperback50 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Create your first customized and interactive Highcharts chart
  • Get to grips with the core concepts of Highcharts
  • Learn how to progress with the Highcharts library

Who This Book Is For

Instant Highcharts is for web developers who are new to the Highcharts library and looking to create their own charts in their webpages. You should have some experience with the JavaScript library. You should know how to develop a server-side language such as PHP to create dynamic Highcharts.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Highcharts
So, what is Highcharts?
Installation
Quick start – setting up the main sections of Highcharts
Top 4 features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • Set up Highcharts to work with your web application
  • Build your own customized column, bar, area, and pie charts
  • Prepare your chart dynamically on the server side
  • Set up a time axis
  • Add plot lines and plot bands into your axis
  • Customize some of your chart parameters such as the legend or the tooltip
  • Implement a multiple axes chart
  • Create a stacked bar chart

In Detail

Nowadays, a lot of systems and tools are developed using web technologies. Customers need to analyze their data using charts on their computer or their mobile device. With the Highcharts library, it is possible to create highly customizable and interactive charts on any computer or a mobile device without installing any plugins.

Instant Highcharts is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a step-by-step approach, which will help you to take advantage of the powerful features of Highcharts. With Instant Highcharts, you will learn everything you need to know to create your own dynamic charts with your own data inside your web application.

Instant Highcharts will present you with different features available with Highcharts, and helps you to create your own chart. You will start with Highcharts installation and then learn to create your own customized column, bar, area, and pie charts with your data. You will learn to add some interactive functionality such as the zoom feature or to export your chart into a printable format. We will also give you tips that will help you to improve your skills with Highcharts.

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