Roadmap

Revised April 4th, 2024.

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

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What’s Coming Up

Released

  • Bring your own layout with custom HTML instead of using our layout engine.
  • Dashboard, and charts, are now 100% stylable via CSS instead of JavaScript configuration.
  • Include what you need, with Dashboards Core, Layout/EditMode and DataGrid as separate modules.
  • Improved and extended chart synchronization options.

  • Overhaul of mobile zoom behavior
  • Improvements to sankey and org charts
  • Improved accessibility of Stock Tools

  • Design upgrade
  • Faster codebase
  • Flow maps
  • Pictorial charts
  • Treegraphs
  • Geographical heatmaps
  • Audio charts
  • ... and more

  • Create chart configurations with text prompts, powered by ChatGPT.
  • Quickly generate boilerplate code, get visualization advice, or 24/7 automated support.
  • Refine and correct output via follow-up prompts.
  • Immediately see examples of the charts once the code is generated.

  • We are experimenting with a GPT-powered Highcharts Editor, allowing non-developers to quickly build charts.
  • Use natural language prompts to build visualizations.
  • Try the early beta now in our Highsoft Lab.

  • New and improved export server based on Chrome Headless.
  • More secure, reliable, and faster.

  • Highcharts Stock Navigator is now available as a standalone component.
  • Use it to navigate, synchronize and manipulate the range across multiple charts.

In progress1-3 months

  • Improved data handling, e.g. multiple connectors per component.
  • Improved accessibility.
  • Richer DataGrid functionality.
  • More comprehensive documentation and demos.
  • We are working on many improvements to Highcharts Dashboards, and would like to hear from you to help us drive priorities.

  • We are working on improvements to our React integration, allowing developers to more easily leverage Highcharts capabilities in their familiar ecosystem.

Next up 3+ months

  • We are planning an official integration with Flutter, allowing developers to easily leverage Highcharts capabilities in their familiar ecosystem.

  • Closer integration with React and other front-end frameworks.
  • Improved documentation and demos.

  • We are planning improvements to the Highcharts accessibility features, to make it easier to create more advanced charts that are accessible and usable for everyone.
  • If you have feedback for us on the accessibility features of Highcharts, we would like to hear from you.

  • We are planning a plugin for designers working in Figma to be able to leverage Highcharts in their designs.
  • If you have feedback for us on the features you would like to see from this plugin, we would like to hear from you.

  • We are considering work to make it easier to build interfaces using Gantt visualizations.
  • If you are a current or potential user of Highcharts Gantt, we would appreciate learning more about your use case.

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