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Server-side Highcharts rendering


Highcharts is a fantastic tool for generating javascript-based charts. It’s flexible, fast and can be extensively customized. Recently, I had to find a way to render Highcharts as static images on the server as we wanted to attach charts in emails.

The reason why we wanted to stick with Highcharts even on the server is to still maintain a single code-base and to have a unified feel of the charts we present to our users. (more…)