Canvas element as part of HTML5 has been creating a buzz all throughout the web standards community since its introduction, mainly because there are underlying question regarding its capability to change the
future of the web. But for some, it is an opportunity to them to start already on experimenting and developing a application that is based on HTML5.
For today’s post we’ve collected amazing library, demos and experiments that uses HTML5 canvas element that produces a charting and graphing solutions. We also added links for further readings and a step by step HTML5 tutorials on creating charts and graphs.
If you have a HTML5 graphs examples or spotted a HTML5 graphs that is not included on our list, feel free to put it on our comment section below.
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- rGraph is a HTML5 canvas graph library. It uses features that became available in HTML5 (specifically, the CANVAS tag) to produce a wide variety of graph types: bar chart, bi-polar chart (also known as an age frequency chart), donut chart, funnel chart, gantt chart, horizontal bar chart, LED display, line graph, meter, odometer, pie chart, progress bar, rose chart, scatter graph and traditional radar chart.
- iGrapher is a free web-based financial market visualisation tool for charting, analysis and prediction of different stock, currency and commodity markets. It uses canvas to draw the graphs of financial data.
- A function plotter application is created by Ed Mackey, which plots 2D maths functions on to a graph using canvas.
- Graph.tk is an online and open-source graphing utillity. It runs in any modern browser that supports the canvas element. It plots functions, and displays them with style.
8. Ticker Plot
- Ticker plot is an opensource project that uses the canvas element for plotting the charts of ticker symbols and mouse events on canvas for panning and drawing trendlines.
- Similar to the Google Finance Flash charting tool, HumbleFinance is a opensource project which uses HTML5 canvas element to generate data.
10. Charting HTML5
- A quick HTML5 canvas experiment to see what it offers for rendering charts.
15. Facebook Privacy
- A charting infographic developed in Prototype.js and uses a HTML5 canvas to draw the data.
16. ASK KEN
- ASK KEN™ is sort of a Node-Link diagram that allows to visually navigate through interconnected topics provided by the Freebase Service. It takes advantage of the latest HTML5 features by using the canvas element for drawing.
- If OpenSoure or Free version charts is not enough to your project needs you can ZingChart, first charting library that renders charts and graphs in both HTML5 canvas and Flash.
The ultimate HTML5 Canvas element cheat sheet in PDF and PNG format.
Explore the ins and outs of Canvas with Think Vitamin’s article. Demonstrating what is possible with examples and links.
Explore HTML5 canvas with the given examples.
Step-by-step explanation getting started with HTML5 Canvas element.
W3Schools thorough explanation regarding HTML5 Canvas with basic examples.
A must read blog on testing the performance of HTML5 charts vs. Flex charts vs. Silverlight charts.
A perfect guide on using HTML5 canvas element.
5 Great HTML5 canvas tag implementations that are being used today on various websites and web apps.
9. Canvas Demos
A showcase of applications, games, tools, and tutorials that uses HTML5 canvas tag. It is great source of inspiration
Step-by-Step Tutorials on Creating Charts and Graphs
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