A Survey of Javascript Stock Charting Libraries

on to the FCC stock chart project: https://www.freecodecamp.com/challenges/chart-the-stock-market

there is much less backend work to do here as we are just querying an API and i have access to my own APIs which I will be using.

However that leaves the dataviz problem and the requirements here are pretty advanced:

  • Multiple stock lines
  • Select time period
  • tooltip drawing multiple lines based on x coordinate

Here are the resources I know and my assessments:

Meh:

So the conclusion from all this is I should use highcharts.


inspirations: