GnuplotRB VS Chartkick

Compare GnuplotRB vs Chartkick and see what are their differences.

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GnuplotRB Chartkick
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0.0 6.1
about 4 years ago 5 days ago
Jupyter Notebook Ruby
MIT License MIT License
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Chartkick. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-17.
  • Upgrading chartkick from v.3.2 to v.4.2 due to rails upgrade(to 7)
    2 projects | /r/rubyonrails | 17 Jan 2023
  • Is there a package like Chartkick for asp.Net Core?
    3 projects | /r/aspnetcore | 13 Jun 2022
    I have found this package for Rails and others which makes it super easy to create charts:
  • I helped build a profitable MVP over a weekend
    1 project | | 16 Nov 2021
    > I assume there was some additional context about the order in the form that the restaurant filled out, to assist in the end-of-month bookkeeping?

    Sure, there were a couple extra fields.

    > And unless you built reporting into the MVP, I bet your friend got to learn how to use some kind of database GUI (e.g. phpMyAdmin) and/or basic queries?

    I don't really remember, but I bet we'd include an option to export to Excel. This project was built on Rails, and there are readily available gems to export data. Also, I believe we had a dashboard powered by Setting it up may have taken 50% of time. Was it necessary? No. Did I mention this in my post, saying we could have done it in a day? Also no :D

    > This tripped me up for a second. In this context, "free" indicates that the courier was available..

    Thanks for catching this, changed it to "available" for clarity

  • Graphing Functionality
    1 project | /r/rails | 11 Oct 2021
    All examples show how to graph data from the database:
  • 26 most popular Ruby/Rails repositories on GitHub in July-August 2020
    26 projects | | 5 Sep 2020
    Chartkick helps you to create beautiful JavaScript charts with one line of Ruby. 5,600 stars by now

What are some alternatives?

When comparing GnuplotRB and Chartkick you can also consider the following projects:

Ruby/GraphViz - [MIRROR] Ruby interface to the GraphViz graphing tool

Rails Erd - Generate Entity-Relationship Diagrams for Rails applications

apexcharts.rb - :bar_chart: Awesome charts for your ruby app powered by ApexCharts.JS.

Gruff Graphs - Gruff graphing library for Ruby

GeoPattern - Create beautiful generative geometric background images from a string.

LazyHighCharts - Make highcharts a la ruby , works in rails 5.X / 4.X / 3.X, and other ruby web frameworks

RailRoady - Ruby on Rails 3/4/5 model and controller UML class diagram generator. (`brew/port/apt-get install graphviz` before use!)