by Torstein Hønsi
In Highcharts core, you specify the data through the series.data option directly on the configuration object. However, this is not always the simplest way to add data, for example if you are loading data from a CSV file, a HTML table or a Google Spreadsheet.
In most of these cases you can use our built-in data parsing features from the Data module. Alternatively, if you don't have control over the data structure, you may need to preprocess the data by setting up your own data parser.
We will cover the following topics: