Highcharts Angular Tutorial

What is Highcharts

Highcharts is a comprehensive charting solution. It has a wide range of charts, high-levels of interactivity, and great ease-of-use. The biggest downside of Highchart is that it can be expensive to license for commercial offerings.

What is Angular?

Angular is a popular open-source framework developed by Google for building dynamic web applications. It's part of a broader ecosystem that includes tools and libraries designed to work together to enable efficient development of high-quality applications. Angular is known for its robustness, scalability, and ability to create single-page applications (SPAs) that offer a smooth, native-like user experience. Angular has a component-based architecture, enabling great modularity. Additionally, it is great at syncing data between a view and a model. It can have a steep learning curve, but has a great community and high performance.

Highcharts Angular Code Example

Step 1: Install Highcharts and Highcharts-Angular

Firstly, you need to install Highcharts and the Highcharts Angular wrapper. Run the following command in your project directory:

npm install highcharts angular-highcharts

Step 2: Import HighchartsModule

In your app module file, usually `app.module.ts`, import `HighchartsChartModule` from `highcharts-angular` and add it to your `@NgModule` imports array:

import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';

import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';

import { AppComponent } from './app.component';

// Import HighchartsModule

import { HighchartsChartModule } from 'highcharts-angular';


 declarations: [



 imports: [


   HighchartsChartModule // Add this line


 providers: [],

 bootstrap: [AppComponent]


export class AppModule { }

Step 3: Use the highcharts-chart Component in Your AppComponent

In your `app.component.html`, use the `highcharts-chart` component to create a chart. You will also define the Highcharts options in your `app.component.ts`.

<h2>Highcharts Angular Code Example</h2>

<p>A simple line chart example</p>





       style="width: 100%; height: 400px; display: block;">




import { Component } from '@angular/core';

import * as Highcharts from 'highcharts';


 selector: 'app-root',

 templateUrl: './app.component.html',

 styleUrls: ['./app.component.css']


export class AppComponent {

 Highcharts: typeof Highcharts = Highcharts; // required

 chartOptions: Highcharts.Options = { // define chart options

   series: [{

     type: 'line',

     data: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]




Make sure to add any styles or modify the options to fit your needs!


You have successfully integrated Highcharts into your Angular application and created a simple line chart. Highcharts provides vast options for customization and features, so you can explore its API to create more detailed and complex charts.

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