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Ruby, Sinatra and MySQL Integration Template

This example shows how to use AnyChart library with the Ruby programming language and MySQL database.
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To use this sample you must have Ruby installed, as described at Ruby installation page; MySQL installed and running, if not please check out MySQL download page and follow these instructions;

To check your installations, run the following command in the command line:

$ ruby -v
ruby 2.3.1p112 (2016-04-26 revision 54768) [x86_64-linux] # sample output
$ mysql --version
mysql  Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.52, for debian-linux-gnu (x86_64) using readline 6. # sample output

To start this example run commands listed below.

Clone the repository from github.com:

$ git clone git@github.com:anychart-integrations/ruby-sinatra-mysql-template.git

Navigate to the repository folder:

$ cd ruby-sinatra-mysql-template

Install dependencies:

$ gem install sinatra
$ gem install mysql2 --platform=ruby

Set up MySQL database, use -u -p flags to provide username and password:

$  mysql < database_backup.sql

Run example:

$ ruby main.rb

Open browser at http://localhost:4567/


Your workspace should look like:

            style.css       # css style
        main.erb            # html template
    database_backup.sql     # MySQL database dump
    main.rb                 # main Ruby code


Further Learning


AnyChart Ruby/Sinatra/MySQL integration sample includes two parts:

  • Code of the integration sample that allows to use Javascript library (in this case, AnyChart) with Ruby language, Sinatra framework and MySQL database. You can use, edit, modify it, use it with other Javascript libraries without any restrictions. It is released under Apache 2.0 License.
  • AnyChart JavaScript library. It is released under Commercial license. You can test this plugin with the trial version of AnyChart. Our trial version is not limited by time and doesn't contain any feature limitations. Check details here.

If you have any questions regarding licensing - please contact us. sales@anychart.com