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    JavaScript Library for HTML5 canvas based heatmaps
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    Dynamic Heatmaps for the Web.

    How to get started

    The fastest way to get started is to install heatmap.js with bower. Just run the following command:

    bower install heatmap.js-amd

    This will download the latest working version of heatmap.js and put it in your bower_components folder.

    Alternatively you could just download the latest release from github and unzip it.

    The file you're ultimately looking for is heatmap.js or heatmap.min.js

    heatmap.js is also hosted on npm:

    npm install heatmap.js

    How to run the local examples

    Start a webserver (e.g. python SimpleHTTPServer from the project directory root):

    python -m SimpleHTTPServer 1337 &

    Then browse to


    Get involved

    Please have a look at the contribution guidelines before submitting contributions.

    Disclaimer: PRs can take time to receive feedback or be merged ( I'm only one person with very little time ) but I'm trying to get back to everyone eventually


    In order to keep technical questions in a central place where other people can learn from it, the best thing you can do is post your question to stackoverflow with the tag heatmap.js.

    If you do have a very specific question (or need commercial support) don't hesitate to contact me directly via email.

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