GWT Highcharts - Overview


GWT Highcharts is a open source java based library to provides an elegant and feature rich Highcharts visualizations within a GWT application and can be used along with GWT widget libraries.


  • Compatible - All modern browsers are supported along with iPhone/iPad browsers and Internet Explorer 6 onwards. Modern browsers use SVG for the graphics rendering and in legacy Internet Explorer graphics are drawn using VML.

  • Pure Java - No JavaScript is required as complete Highcharts API is available in Java methods.

  • No Flash - No requirement of client side plug-ins like Flash player or Java as Highcharts is uses native browser technologies and charts can run without modification on modern mobile devices.

  • Clean Syntax - Most of the methods are chainable thus configuration options of the chart can be managed using syntax as tight as JSON.

  • Dynamic - Series and points can be added dynamically any time after chart creation. Event hooks supported. Server interactions are supported.

  • Documented - Highcharts APIs are thoroughly documented with numerous code and syntax examples.