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jqPlot produces beautiful line, bar and pie charts with axes, shadows even the grid itself is handled by pluggable “renderers”. Not only are the plot elements customizable, plugins can expand functionality of the plot too! There are plenty of hooks into the core jqPlot code allowing for custom event handlers, creation of new plot types, adding canvases to the plot, and more!


Highcharts is a really impressive jQuery Chart Library written in pure JavaScript, offering intuitive, interactive charts to your web site or web application. Highcharts currently supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie and scatter chart types. Ttooltip labels are also supported which is great for detailed information in a point of a chart; zooming and last but not least all text labels can be rotated in any angle.


GraphUp is a very flexible and lightweight only 4kB to loadjQuery plugin to spice up your data tables. It visualizes the values using color, bar charts and bubbles.

Compatible Browsers: Chrome 5, FireFox 2, FireFox 3, IE7, IE8, Opera, Safari


Flot is a pure Javascript plotting library for jQuery. It produces graphical plots of arbitrary datasets on-the-fly client-side.The charts look simple and nice, it is easy to create charts and all settings are optional. Some key features of plot is turning series on/off, zooming, interacting with the data points and it integrates a simple tooltip feature. The plugin works with Internet Explorer 6+, Firefox 2.x+, Safari 3.0+, Opera 9.5+ and Konqueror 4.x+ with the HTML canvas tag


PlotKit is an easy to use Javascript Chart Plotting Library that runs entirely on the client side. It has support for HTML Canvas and also SVG via Adobe SVG Viewer and native browser support.

jQuery Sparklines

jQuery plugin for creating word-sized charts directly in the browser using data supplied.. It is really good for displaying mini graphs notably because most of them just take 1 line of HTML or JavaScript code. Another great feature is it self-refreshing capabilities. You can see it in their Mouse-Speed demo which shows you the power of live charting.

jQuery Google Charting

The current version is 1.4.1 and is available under the GPL or MIT licenses.  Whilst the API itself is pretty simple to use (the format to generate graphs is to form a complex url with multiple query string parameters), the plugin goes one step further and actually forms that complex url for you, by allowing you to set the parameters you want with simple jQuery calls:

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