I need to do a scatter plot of big data coming from R statistical package. I will convert the data to JSON. I will need to zoom in and out of the data and also pick on the data and get back the info about the point I picked. The plot will be annotated with lines (would like line-width and line-color attributes). This will be presented in browsers so javascript, jquery and css3 are ok.

Any suggestions on which javascript library is best suited for the job?


As with most JavaScript visualizations, you can use the JavaScript library D3.js (BSD license), it contains some function to:

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  • Will d3.js support a million points? Are there any speed tests that I can consult? – gaitat Aug 17 '14 at 22:04
  • Sorry, I don't know. When this would be to simply take the code from the link in my answer and add a million points in the CSV list. Also, you can use progressive rendering. – Franck Dernoncourt Aug 17 '14 at 22:29

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