Highstock

Description

Highstock®

High-performance financial charting library

Create stock or general timeline charts for your web and mobile apps. Features sophisticated navigation, annotation and client-side analytics with over 40 built-in Technical Indicators. All in pure JavaScript.

About

Highstock is a battle-tested, multi-platform charting library based on Highcharts.js, the leading SVG-based charting tool. It makes it easy to add interactive financial charts to your web, mobile and HTML desktop projects. It also offers a unique combination of built-in Technical Indicators and client-side annotation capabilities, making it a comprehensive, interactive, framework for financial analysis and trading, as well as general financial charting.

Sophisticated navigation

Includes small navigator series, preset date ranges, date picker, adjustable panes, scrolling and panning.

Responsive & mobile ready

Intelligently adapts to any device and supports multi-touch gestures.

Technical Indicators

Calculates and renders over 40 popular technical indicators out of the box.

Features

Since its first release in 2009, our charting tools have been developed with the most critical enterprise needs in mind. Our world-class development team work tirelessly to ensure that we remain lock-step with our users current and future needs, as well as legacy (back to IE6) support.

Technical Indicators

Includes 40 popular technical indicators including SMA, MACD, CCI, RSI, Stochastic, Bollinger Bands, Pivot Points, PSAR, and Ichimoku Kinko Hyo. Developers may create their own custom indicators with minimal effort.

End-user Annotation

Creating web-based content or financial reports using Highstock 7 takes minimal effort. An interactive toolbar enables analysts and end-users the ability to annotate and apply various statistical calculations on any data-set without the aid of developers. Try our Stock tools demo to learn more.

Works with your stack

All our charting libraries work with any back-end database or server stack. Data can be given in any form, including CSV, JSON or loaded and updated live. Wrappers for most popular languages, such as .Net, PHP, Python, R, and Java, as well as iOS, and Android, and frameworks like Angular, Vue and React, are available from Highcharts or our community.

Intelligent Datagrouping

For data arrays of hundreds of thousands of points, it wouldn’t be very effective for the browser to calculate the translated position for each one and render then all on what is often a 800px wide canvas. With Highstock’s built-in data grouping facility, data is blazingly fast grouped into optional groups like months or days, and displayed. When zooming in on smaller ranges, the grouping is redone and you can inspect the full resolution data.

Financial Data-friendly Navigation

While navigating a large dataset, perhaps hourly values over several years, it is important for the charting library to provide a quick way to view a certain time range. Highstock provides a range selector where the user can zoom in on preselected time ranges like 1m, 1y or YTD, or manually add date ranges. Furthermore, Highstock intelligently determines where to place the ticks so that they always mark the start of the month or the week, midnight and midday, the full hour etc. Additionally, it is easy to add tooltip text with information on each point and series or place event-markers and annotationsdirectly related to interesting data-points.

Responsive across devices

Default responsiveness goes beyond fitting the chart to the dimensions of its container, but automatically finds an optimal placement for non-graph elements such as legends and headings.

Flexible styling

Our elegant charts render crisp and clear at any resolution and are easily styled via JavaScript or CSS.

Dynamic

Numerous events supply hooks for programming against the charts, making it easy to demonstrate complex relationships between data with live, dynamic updates of data and customizable animations. Data can be handled over to Highcharts in any form, even from a different site, and a callback function used to parse the data into an array.

BigData ready

When your need to render thousands or millions of datapoints in the browser, our WebGL-powered boost module delivers speed speed that leaves Plotly, dygraphs and other performance-focused charting libraries in the dust.

Touch optimized

Touch-optimized charts allow for a native experience on mobile and touch screens. Single touch-drag for data inspection, multi-touch for zooming, and more.

Accessibility & Sonification

Highcharts sports the industry’s most sophisticated accessibility support for visually impaired users, and users with keyboard navigation only, meeting and exceeding both Section 508 requirements and WCAG 2 guidelines. Also includes an experimental sonification API, that supports multiple ways to bring data to life with sound.

Includes Highcharts

When you buy Highstock, the industry-leading Highcharts library is also included, which provides an additional 30 different chart types. Both libraries are based upon HTML5, are lightweight and congruent with the latest technological developments.

Vibrant Community

The largest developer community of any premium charting tool on Github, StackOverflow, and other forums is eager to offer additional assistance, platform-specific implementation advice and inspiration when you need it. In addition, we have half-a-dozen dedicated support engineers monitoring our forums, StackOverflow, GitHub and support emails.

 

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