Top 11 Tools and Libraries for Data Visualization in 2021
Top 11 Tools and Libraries for Data Visualization in 2021. In the era of cloud computing, we humans have been exposed to unprecedented amounts of data which also brings in the opportunity to improve processes and approaches by analyzing past data. To analyze that much amount of data we need to represent it graphically, filter the meaningful data and establish relationships with data visualization and business intelligence tools.
Top 11 Best Tools for Data Visualization in 2021
The article discusses the “top 11 best tools and libraries for data visualization in 2021” and the use cases where they can be used efficiently.
1. D3 js
2. C3 js
3. Canvas js
Recharts is a composable charting library built upon react.js components. Although Recharts is not a descriptive library it makes integrating charts easier to react applications. ReCharts support Area Chart, Bar Chart, Line Chart, Composed Chart, Pie Chart, Radar Chart, Radial Bar Chart, Scatter Chart and Treemap.
6. High Charts
7. Google Charts
Tableau, a proprietary tool has been an industry leader in data analytics and visualization due to its intuitive experience. Tableau is easily integrable with AWS, SAP HANA, salesforce and some more cloud server platforms which host large amounts of enterprise data. Tableau has also featured in Gartner’s magic quadrant for best BI and data visualization tools.
9. Qlikview & QlikSense
Qlikview and QlikSense are data visualization and business analytics products of Qlik. Qlikview offers a slightly customizable dashboard with moreover static data whereas QlikSense provides the full functionality to users for analysing the data. The best part is that Qlik’s Associative Engine provides the capability to analyse big data for users where one can combine a number of data sources so that associations and connections can be formed across the data. In 2018, Qlik was named Gartner’s Customers’ Choice for Best Business Intelligence and Analytics Software.
10. Power BI
Power BI is Microsoft's proprietary business analytics and data visualization tool that was initially based on Microsoft excel. It provides a simple user interface for end-users to create their own reports and dashboards. In February 2019, Gartner confirmed Microsoft as Leader in the “2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platform” because of the capabilities of the Power BI platform.
Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) Project is an open-source technology platform used to create data visualizations and reports that can be embedded in rich client and web applications. BIRT is a top-level project by Eclipse foundation and it is based on Java and Java EE. BIRT has two main components, a visual report designer within the Eclipse IDE for creating Reports, and a runtime component for generating reports that can be deployed to any Java environment. BIRT also includes a charting engine that is fully integrated into the report designer and can be used standalone to integrate charts into an application.
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