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D3.js, the most powerful visualization library I came across

Hello Friends!! This post is dedicated to D3.js , which I came across a few months back. Prior to that, I always preferred Google Charts which catered to most of my charting needs. However, since I switched to D3.js I could not find a good reason to move back to Google Chart. If we take a very crude analogy, D3.js would be analogous to an Ubuntu of the OS world, while Google Charts could easily be a Windows 7(just that both of them are free in this case); in the sense that the control and the power the user(in our case the developer) gets from D3.js while working with it, is unmatchable . While Google Charts is simply too cool and simple for a free charting tool, but D3.js is a library which lets you create any chart that you could think and conceptualize, with so much of ease, and it lets you link any kind of interaction/control that you would want to put on events, on any of the elements of the chart. D3.js, like RaphaelJS and PaperJS is a library which is developed to