Gadfly Alternatives

    Gadfly is described as 'system for plotting and visualization written in Julia. It is based largely on Hadley Wickhams's ggplot2 for R and Leland Wilkinson's book The Grammar of Graphics. It was Daniel C. Jones' brainchild and is now maintained by the community' and is an app in the Development category. There are five alternatives to Gadfly for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is D3.js, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gadfly are Plotly (Freemium, Open Source), Matplotlib (Free, Open Source), Bokeh (Free, Open Source) and ggvis (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 13, 2019

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      D3 allows you to bind arbitrary data to a Document Object Model (DOM), and then apply data-driven transformations to the document. For example, you can use D3 to generate an HTML table from an array of numbers.
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      Plotly is the easiest way to graph and share data online. Open-source libraries for JavaScript (comparison with HighCharts at https://plot.ly/highcharts-alternative/), Python, R, and MATLAB. $19 per month to host private charts and data.
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      matplotlib is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms.
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      Bokeh is a Python interactive visualization library that targets modern web browsers for presentation. Its goal is to provide elegant, concise construction of novel graphics in the style of D3.
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      ggvis is a data visualization package for R which lets you create rich interactive graphics that you can play with locally in Rstudio or in your browser, using a syntax similar in spirit to ggplot2.
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