Python, Django and MySQL Integration Template This example shows how to use AnyChart library with the Python programming language, Django web framework and MySQL database.

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To use this sample you must have Python 2.* installed (if not please visit python download page), PIP - Python package manager (if not please check isntallation guide) and MySQL installed and running (if not please check out MySQL download page and follow instructions)

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

$ python --version
Python 2.7.6 # sample output
$ pip -V
pip 1.5.4 from /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages (python 2.7) # 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

$ git clone

Navigate to the repository folder:

$ cd python-django-mysql-template

Make sure you have installed Django and MySQL-python dependencies:

$ pip freeze
# sample output

if not, please, install them:

$ pip install MySQL-python

$ pip install django

For more details about installation see Django installation guide

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

$  mysql < database_backup.sql

Run example:

$ python runserver 8000

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Your workspace should look like:

                style.css       # css style
                index.html      # html template               # app's models                 # app routes                # app views
    python-django-mysql-template/             # basic settings, including MySQL settings                 # project routes
    database_backup.sql         # MySQL database dump
    LICENSE                   # main Django script

More about Django folder structure you can read here.


Further Learning


AnyChart Python/Django/MySQL integration sample includes two parts:

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