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Best Dashboard Frameworks For Your Business.

You open your business application and your dashboard guides you about Key Performance Indicators in an instant. With the spike of engagement of business services in the cloud, dashboards have also moved to that feature. Web-based dashboards entertain two main features- firstly they fetch you data from several sources, feeds, sites and databases. Secondly, they also entertain complex facts and figures. A web dashboard has several components that involve data stores and transport methods.
And to distinguish between these components, using colors will help you sort out. The ready-to-use dashboards help in saving time as you can create meaningful reports with effectiveness and convenience.
You can have your customizable dashboard even though cloud companies provide you with that. When you will be making your own, you would have a specific dashboard that would respond to your enterprise.
Let’s discuss some of the best out there-

WebDataRocks

It is a lightweight JS pivot table component that runs on any browser and integrates with any front-end and back-end technology. It means that you can start a new project or analytics start-up with no risk as it is gratis. Its primary function is to create tabular reports easily and deliver them quickly.

AnyChart Library

It is an interactive JS chart, intending to be designed and run on the web, desktop, and mobile apps. It is a set of flexible JS libraries and caters to data visualization needs as it has 79 different chart types which can be used to build interactive dashboard demos.
The library has pre-built themes while at the same time, supports custom themes and palettes.It easily caters to additional information. Along with that, you can share this information on several platforms like Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, and AnyChart dashboard allows you to export to several other formats easily, increasing your reach and making your project versatile and dynamic.

DHTMLX Dashboard Demo

It supports dynamic rendering and because of this, it is a perfect fit for developing complex apps and working with large data volumes. It also has a user-friendly interface that makes sure data processing is done in real quick time, allowing for visualization of features and also exporting data to Excel or CSV.
The best thing is that it allows you extensive customizable options, and you can have 20+ UI components and other DHTMLX libraries as well as custom content, arrange them the way you want and help in resizing as well. The Charts library provides you with a lot of varieties of charts and graphs for data visualization as well.

DevExpress Dashboard

It brings to you a variety of dynamic UI elements and provides you the tools that allow you to build interactive dashboards both for mobile devices and web platforms. One can filter data both on the front and back end as you can use a data-aware dashboard element. You also have a drill-down feature that makes it possible to change detailed data from the back end in a dashboard. There is this choice that the user can make- whether to go for displaying general knowledge or viewing more detailed data.

Webix JS dashboard

Webix Dashboard is a ready-made JS component that involves widgets that can be customized and resized depending upon your needs. This easily gets configured in your app and supports Backbone, React, JQuery, Vue.js. You can add various widgets and change their position and it also comes with the drag-n-drop feature.
The widget is based on Grid Layout, and because of that inner elements in cells are aligned into rows and columns and by doing so, mobility is added to them.

Syncfusion Dashboard Layout

It allows in creating both types of the dashboard- static and dynamic through JS dashboard template . Similar to the previous one, it has a grid structure that comprises basic blocks. You can customize it as well. With drag-n-drop blocks to reordering layout, each dashboard block contains 65+ UI controls or custom HTML content.
The tool offers an effective layout and provides an auto-arrangement feature that moves the block upgrade to occupy the empty spaces.

Smashing Dashboard Template

It is a Sinatra- based framework that easily provides you with custom dashboards. It is a successor to Dashing and provides you with the same feature but with regular updates like the former did.

Through CSS, HTML, and CoffeeScript- one can build JS dashboards as one wants by using different widgets or through creating custom controls borrowed from these languages. It also has a drag-n-drop interface, however, this framework runs easily on Chrome, Safari 6+, and Firefox but does not work in Internet Explorer.

Cube.js framework

It is a modular framework that provides a dynamic set of modules that help in making transformation and modeling in the data warehouse, cashing, querying, building UI, and a lot of other stuff. It is a completely customizable solution that works well with large sets of data. It helps in creating analytical web apps.

Conclusion

Dashboards have become a necessary tool in visualizing large amounts of data. It is not necessary to have a dashboard made from scratch only. It all depends upon your need, The above listed are a few examples that we thought could come in handy and help you provide the version that you would want.

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Min Somai • Edited

Nice article. Is it possible to include links.

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Kat Holder Author

i will update the article

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dc

Which are paid and how much?

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Kat Holder Author

i will mention in the updated versions