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I am looking for a JavaScript library for drawing HTML5 charts. It should:

  • be open source
  • support animations and transitions (changing content with sliding)
  • be simple to use
  • support mixed types, i.e. bar chart with line chart
  • being themable is a must
  • Just charts, or a full report generation solution? – Mawg Jan 28 '15 at 10:25
  • Just charts but I'm no more looking for one not – Vinz243 Jan 28 '15 at 11:21
  • You might want to ask at the new Code Recommendations on Area51 - "Proposed Q&A site for programmers seeking the best library for specific tasks" area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/66606/code-recommendations – Mawg Jan 29 '15 at 10:40
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Just surprised that no one has so far mentioned what is probably the most popular and powerful option: http://d3js.org/

Take a look at the plethora of examples to see what it is capable of. Powerful and easy to learn & use.

https://github.com/mbostock/d3/wiki/Gallery

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ZingChart meets your requirements, but it is not open source. However, we do offer a free, branded version if cost is the concern.

  • Animations - There are animation options available for effect, delay, method, sequence, and speed.
  • Simple to use- Setting up charts is similar to other charting libraries if you have that experience. ZingChart has a CSS-like syntax.
  • Support mixed charts- Mixed is set up by assigning "type":"mixed" and then placing the other chart types within the "series" object. Here is an example from the gallery
  • Themable - ZingChart offers many pre-built themes, as well as the option to apply a custom theme.

I'm on the ZingChart team, so if you have any questions about features or licensing feel free to reach out.

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