Use Chart.js to turn data into interactive diagrams

In theory, creating diagrams is not difficult. Handling the trigonometry required for a pie chart is among the most classic jobs used for training programmers. There are a lot of diagramming libraries vying for developers' attentions right now, but in this article, we're going to focus on how to use open source tool Chart.js.

We will put the library through its paces, creating a set of printable diagrams from randomly generated data. Chart.js is an especially popular web design tool because it offers a unique trade-off between ease of use and advanced features, enabling you to create interactive charts and engaging infographics

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