Simple Burndown Chart with Highcharts

in previous post we have learn how to create PIE chart with highcharts library. In.In this article we will take next steps to learn highcharts, here we are creating Burndown chart based on Line chart with high charts. Burndown chart is “A chart is a graphical representation of work left to do versus time. The outstanding work (or backlog) is often on the vertical axis, with time along the horizontal.”

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Burndown chart is very important for agile project when you want to track your work with time. The burndown chart can be project/Team and sprint wise. The burndown chart helps you to see what is happening and what to do complete your work with in time. There are following steps to need create burndown chart.


Step 1: Need to include library files in your project as previous post.

Step 2: Create PHP sample data array which is used to create Burndown chart.

Here $actualArray is timesheet entry and $idealArray is days to defined complete work.

Step 3: Create div element which is used as a container for Brundown chart.

Step 4: Initializing Highcharts library by calling method highcharts on target container.

I hope it would help you!.

You can see live Demo and download Source Code below