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Highcharts Essentials by Bilal Shahid

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Chapter 9. Going Further with Highcharts

So far, we have covered different chart types that Highcharts offers as well as their combinations. We have also covered Highcharts APIs and its events that allow us to program interactive charts dynamically. In this chapter, we will cover different techniques to work with data that are essential when developing apps or websites with Highcharts.

Preprocessing data from different file types

When working with a large amount of data, it's not feasible to put all of it on the page itself. Instead, the data is retrieved from an external source such as a file, database, or an API. Before using this data with Highcharts, it's crucial to process it so that it can be plotted correctly. This process of fetching the ...

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