# Time Series in JavaScript

How to plot D3.js-based date and time in Plotly.js. An example of a time-series plot.

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### Date Strings

var data = [
{
x: ['2013-10-04 22:23:00', '2013-11-04 22:23:00', '2013-12-04 22:23:00'],
y: [1, 3, 6],
type: 'scatter'
}
];

Plotly.newPlot('myDiv', data);


### Basic Time Series

d3.csv("https://raw.githubusercontent.com/plotly/datasets/master/finance-charts-apple.csv", function(err, rows){

function unpack(rows, key) {
return rows.map(function(row) { return row[key]; });
}

var trace1 = {
type: "scatter",
mode: "lines",
name: 'AAPL High',
x: unpack(rows, 'Date'),
y: unpack(rows, 'AAPL.High'),
line: {color: '#17BECF'}
}

var trace2 = {
type: "scatter",
mode: "lines",
name: 'AAPL Low',
x: unpack(rows, 'Date'),
y: unpack(rows, 'AAPL.Low'),
line: {color: '#7F7F7F'}
}

var data = [trace1,trace2];

var layout = {
title: 'Basic Time Series',
};

Plotly.newPlot('myDiv', data, layout);
})


### Manually Set Range

d3.csv("https://raw.githubusercontent.com/plotly/datasets/master/finance-charts-apple.csv", function(err, rows){

function unpack(rows, key) {
return rows.map(function(row) { return row[key]; });
}

var trace1 = {
type: "scatter",
mode: "lines",
x: unpack(rows, 'Date'),
y: unpack(rows, 'AAPL.High'),
line: {color: '#17BECF'}
}

var trace2 = {
type: "scatter",
mode: "lines",
x: unpack(rows, 'Date'),
y: unpack(rows, 'AAPL.Low'),
line: {color: '#7F7F7F'}
}

var data = [trace1,trace2];

var layout = {
title: 'Custom Range',
xaxis: {
range: ['2016-07-01', '2016-12-31'],
type: 'date'
},
yaxis: {
autorange: true,
range: [86.8700008333, 138.870004167],
type: 'linear'
}
};

Plotly.newPlot('myDiv', data, layout);
})


### Time Series with Rangeslider

d3.csv("https://raw.githubusercontent.com/plotly/datasets/master/finance-charts-apple.csv", function(err, rows){

function unpack(rows, key) {
return rows.map(function(row) { return row[key]; });
}

var trace1 = {
type: "scatter",
mode: "lines",
name: 'AAPL High',
x: unpack(rows, 'Date'),
y: unpack(rows, 'AAPL.High'),
line: {color: '#17BECF'}
}

var trace2 = {
type: "scatter",
mode: "lines",
name: 'AAPL Low',
x: unpack(rows, 'Date'),
y: unpack(rows, 'AAPL.Low'),
line: {color: '#7F7F7F'}
}

var data = [trace1,trace2];

var layout = {
title: 'Time Series with Rangeslider',
xaxis: {
autorange: true,
range: ['2015-02-17', '2017-02-16'],
rangeselector: {buttons: [
{
count: 1,
label: '1m',
step: 'month',
stepmode: 'backward'
},
{
count: 6,
label: '6m',
step: 'month',
stepmode: 'backward'
},
{step: 'all'}
]},
rangeslider: {range: ['2015-02-17', '2017-02-16']},
type: 'date'
},
yaxis: {
autorange: true,
range: [86.8700008333, 138.870004167],
type: 'linear'
}
};

Plotly.newPlot('myDiv', data, layout);
})