Plotly - Introduction


Plotly is a Montreal based technical computing company involved in development of data analytics and visualisation tools such as Dash and Chart Studio. It has also developed open source graphing Application Programming Interface (API) libraries for Python, R, MATLAB, Javascript and other computer programming languages.

Some of the important features of Plotly are as follows −

  • It produces interactive graphs.

  • The graphs are stored in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) data format so that they can be read using scripts of other programming languages such as R, Julia, MATLAB etc.

  • Graphs can be exported in various raster as well as vector image formats