Facebook Pixel

Python, Flask and MySQL Integration Template

This example shows how to use AnyChart library with the Python programming language, Flask microframework and MySQL database.
View on GitHub


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 github.com:

$ git clone git@github.com:anychart-integrations/python-flask-mysql-template.git

Navigate to the repository folder:

$ cd python-flask-mysql-template

Install dependencies:

$ pip install --user Flask
$ pip install --user MySQL-python
# if you have some problems installing MySQL-python, probably you should install libmysqlclient-dev or/and python-dev:
# sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev
# sudo apt-get install python-dev
# Or you can just run:
# sudo apt-get install python-mysqldb

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

$  mysql < database_backup.sql

Run example:

$ python app.py

Open browser at


Your workspace should look like:

            style.css       # css style
        index.html          # html template
    app.py                  # main Python app code
    database_backup.sql     # MySQL database dump


Further Learning


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

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