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Kotlin Ktor Basic Template

This example shows how to use AnyChart library with the Kotlin programming language, Ktor framework and MySQL database.
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To use this sample you must have Gradle installed on your computer. You can use SDKMAN to install it:

$ curl -s get.sdkman.io | bash
$ source "$HOME/.sdkman/bin/sdkman-init.sh"
$ sdk install gradle

# or simply
$ sudo apt-get install gradle

Also you must have 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:

$ gradle -version
Gradle 2.10

$ 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/kotlin-ktor-mysql-template.git

Navigate to the repository folder:

$ cd kotlin-ktor-mysql-template

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

$  mysql < database_backup.sql

Run application:

$ gradle run

Open browser at http://localhost:8000/


Your workspace should look like:

                        Main.kt   # main Kotlin code
    build.gradle    #gradle settings
    database_backup.sql   # MySQL database dump


Further Learning


AnyChart Kotlin/Ktor/MySQL integration sample includes two parts:

  • Code of the integration sample that allows to use Javascript library (in this case, AnyChart) with Kotlin language, Ktor 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