Revised July 8, 2022.

The following represents Highcharts’ product development cycle and future direction. It is only intended for information purposes and not seen as a commitment on our part.

Highcharts JS

  • New dashboard package which will administer the data layer and communication between multiple charts and other components. Commenced work in Q2 2020.
  • Continued TypeScript migration.
  • New series type, pictorial, an infographic-style visualization of quantities using simplified shapes. See the preliminary study.
  • New series type, tree graph, for displaying hierarchical data in a tree view. Commenced work in Q4 2020. See the pull request.
  • Support zooming on polar charts.
  • More data label options for dependency wheel, similar to pie series.
  • More templating control for tooltip, including logic and loops.

Highcharts Maps

Highcharts Export Server

  • Transition away from using PhantomJS to using Chrome Headless.
  • Support authentication and paid premium plans.

Highcharts Editor

  • Improvements to the Highcharts Editor will commence in 2022.