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Create Simple Gantt Chart Using JavaScript — Tutorial September 4th, 2019 by Alfrick Opidi

Create Simple Gantt Chart Using JavaScript — Tutorial

Use a JavaScript library to create a Gantt chart and take your project management efforts to the next level.

Earlier this year, my team was looking for a project management tool that could assist us in charting the various tasks related to our app development project against some specific timelines. After doing some research, we finally settled on Gantt charts. However, some people think Gantts are complicated to create. Not true! Thanks to numerous JavaScript chart libraries, data visualization is now simple, flexible, and embeddable.

In our situation, we settled on AnyChart’s JS Charts library because of its ease of use, extensive documentation, flexible code playground for trying out stuff, and other powerful features.

In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through how to create a simple interactive Gantt chart using this data visualization library. Here’s what we’ll be making and you can get the entire code for creating such a Gantt chart at the end of the tutorial:

Gantt chart created along this JavaScript charting tutorial

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JavaScript Graph Visualization Libraries Updated — Check Out AnyChart 8.7.0 with New Awesome Features! August 8th, 2019 by AnyChart Team

JavaScript Graph Visualization Libraries Updated - Check Out AnyChart 8.7.0 with New Awesome JS Charting Features!AnyChart 8.7.0 is out with a lot of new awesome data visualization features. Look what we’ve added to our JavaScript graph libraries in this major update.

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All 3 Extensions for Qlik Sense Updated with New Charting Features in Version 3.4 June 19th, 2019 by AnyChart Team

All 3 Extensions for Qlik Sense Updated with New Charting Features in Version 3.4Hey Qlik users, we are happy to announce the release of version 3.4 for all our three extensions for Qlik Sense! We updated them with new awesome data visualization features and functionality such as technical indicators and more.

At last month’s Qlik Qonnections 2019 conference in Dallas where we exhibited as a new Qlik Technology Partner, we received amazing feedback from the Qlik community. We took that information and have already begun building out some of those requests for our next release of version 3.5 for our extensions for Qlik Sense, so please keep the feedback coming and we’ll keep building.

In the meantime here’s what we added.

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Create Cool Interactive Sankey Diagram Using JavaScript — Tutorial June 13th, 2019 by Alfrick Opidi

Create Cool Interactive Sankey Diagram Using JavaScript — TutorialSankey diagrams are becoming more and more popular in data visualization tasks. So, it’s essential for front-end web developers to know how to create charts of this type. Actually, it is quite a simple and straightforward process, especially if you are using one of the good JavaScript charting libraries.

In my tutorial, I’ll show you how to create beautiful, intuitive, interactive JS (HTML5) Sankey diagrams with no fuss.

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AnyChart Joins Qlik Technology Program and Adds 36 Chart Types to Qlik Sense in Just-Launched Extensions May 7th, 2019 by AnyChart Team

AnyChart Joins Qlik Technology Program and Adds 36 Chart Types to Qlik Sense in Just-Launched Extensions

“We’re excited to be partnering with AnyChart, and their extensions will provide customers with additional choices for building even more compelling visualizations.”
Mike Foster, Vice President, Strategic Partners at Qlik.
(Source: press release as of May 7, 2019.)

AnyChart crosses a new frontier! The vast data visualization capabilities of our award-winning JavaScript charting library, designed primarily for web developers and software engineers, are now available directly to data analysts and BI experts through powerful, flexible, intuitive extensions for Qlik Sense — AnyChart, AnyGantt, and AnyStock!

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Qlik Data Visualization Extension: Introducing Custom Drawing Over Custom Theme January 16th, 2019 by Irina Maximova

Qlik Data Visualization Extension: Introducing custom drawing over a custom theme with AnyChartOur Qlik Charts Extension now allows a custom renderer to be set for certain chart types! We’ll show you how to make use of this new great feature in your Qlik data visualization practice, implementing custom drawing over a custom theme.

Before we begin, please note: We recommend getting acquainted with the custom drawing documentation of AnyChart JS Charts if you never worked with it before. When you do that, it will be easier for you to understand what the custom drawing functions are and how to use them right and best.

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What Is Data Visualization? Definition, History, and Examples November 20th, 2018 by Jay Stevenson

Data Visualization 101: What is data visualization? Definition, history, and examplesData visualization is the practice of converting data from raw figures into a graphical representation such as graphs, maps, charts, and complex dashboards. Let’s see what makes it important (meaning), how it has developed (history), and exactly how it can work in real life (examples). Join us on Data Visualization 101, an introduction to dataviz and its power.

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Current Price Indicator with Custom Value and Scale Calculation in JavaScript Stock Charts — Challenge AnyChart! September 19th, 2018 by Irina Maximova

Current Price Indicator with Custom Value and Scale Calculation in JavaScript Stock Charts — Challenge AnyChart!Further inspired by noteworthy questions our Support Team receives from customers, we resume the Challenge AnyChart! feature, demonstrating huge flexibility of our JavaScript (HTML5) charting libraries and explaining how exactly you can solve advanced data visualization tasks with the help of AnyChart. Today’s tutorial is about JS stock charts, and more precisely, we’ll dive into how to draw the Current Price Indicator with a custom value and make it visible even when zooming and scrolling, by utilizing Axis Markers.

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Custom Technical Indicators in JavaScript Stock Charts — Challenge AnyChart! March 14th, 2018 by Irina Maximova

Custom Technical Indicators in JavaScript Stock Charts — Challenge AnyChart!
It is a pleasure to present a new Challenge AnyChart article! We love our customers and their original tasks, so we continue to show the unlimited capabilities of our JavaScript charting libraries to the blog readers.

The heroes of today’s tutorial are custom technical indicators. Below we’ll explore how to add them to a JS (HTML5) stock chart step by step. So, let’s begin.

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AnyChart Extension 2.0 for Qlik Sense Released, Fueling Flexibility in Data Visualization November 15th, 2017 by AnyChart Team

AnyChart Extension 2.0 for Qlik Sense ReleasedWhen AnyChart JS Charts‘ dedicated extension for Qlik Sense first hit the stage on Qlik Branch in the spring of 2017, it was well received by the community. In fact, we delivered what many Qlik users craved: advanced flexibility which at the same time would not affect the ease of interactive data visualization. And that was just the beginning.

Now, we are happy to present version 2.0 of our extension for Qlik Sense!

The major update has brought new chart types and elaborate features out of the box, sharing another portion of the ultimate data visualization power inherent in the AnyChart JavaScript charting library with Qlik users.

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