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Pro Uses SVG
Pro Lightweight and fast
Chartist is lightweight at only 10KB, resulting in very little impact on load time.
Pro Offers fully responsive charts
Chartist offers responsive configuration with media queries, which not only resizes the chart but also provides different text and shapes.
Pro No dependencies
Chartist.js has no dependencies, keeping it lightweight and fast to configure.
Pro Easy to use
Google Charts has a large selection of chart types to get started with and have up in running in very little time. It uses sensible defaults, but has flexible options to allow for customization when needed. Better than most other free to use Chart APIs and has great documentation provided by Google.
Pro Supports multiple Y axes
Important for trend correlation, eg. comparing number of clicks to sale amounts. Not same scales / units.
Con Very humble feature set
Con Animations only work in modern browsers
Animation support is somewhat limited, with IE not supported at all.
Con Cannot self-host
Google does not allow you to save or host the code yourself.