termplotlib VS asciichart

Compare termplotlib vs asciichart and see what are their differences.


:chart_with_upwards_trend: Plotting on the command line (by nschloe)


Nice-looking lightweight console ASCII line charts ╭┈╯ for NodeJS, browsers and terminal, no dependencies (by kroitor)
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termplotlib asciichart
2 2
548 1,570
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0.0 4.1
about 1 year ago about 1 month ago
Python Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of termplotlib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-08.


Posts with mentions or reviews of asciichart. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-09.
  • Your GitHub year in review - 10 fun ways to visualize your contributions
    22 projects | dev.to | 9 Jan 2023
    Or create an amazing ASCII line graph showing your rollercoaster of activity over your last couple of sprints using asciichart (available for C, C#, C++, Elixir, Java, JavaScript, Go, Haskell, Perl, Python, PHP, Rust, and well... you get the picture).
  • Logging and Metrics Fun
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/Bitburner | 7 Jan 2022
    And with some help from a slightly modified asciichart.js (and modifying the DOM to use a monospaced font), I was also able to generate a text-based chart as well, so I can easily view "X over time" or whatever data from my servers. It's been super useful and helped me catch a few bugs in my scripts tbh.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing termplotlib and asciichart you can also consider the following projects:

itermplot - An awesome iTerm2 backend for Matplotlib, so you can plot directly in your terminal.

pypi-command-line - A powerful, colorful, beautiful command-line-interface for pypi.org

feedgnuplot - Tool to plot realtime and stored data from the commandline, using gnuplot.

starcli - :sparkles: Browse trending GitHub projects from your command line

BitBurnerCentralManager - A prototype thread manager for BitBurner

smag - Show Me A Graph - Command Line Graphing

asciigraph - Go package to make lightweight ASCII line graph ╭┈╯ in command line apps with no other dependencies.

asciibird - ASCII Creation

open-source-wrapped - Don't we just love Spotify Wrapped? Well, here's the same concept applied to Open Source on Github :3

github-unwrapped-2022 - Your coding year in review #GitHubUnwrapped

rtv - Browse Reddit from your terminal

wrapped - GitHub Wrapped, inspired by Spotify Wrapped