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Plotly Dash Flask Tutorial

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Plotly Dash Tutorial

Make Plotly Dash part of your Flask Application by following this example.


Installation via requirements.txt:

$ git clone
$ cd plotlydash-flask-tutorial
$ python3 -m venv myenv
$ source myenv/bin/activate
$ pip3 install -r requirements.txt
$ flask run

Installation via Pipenv:

$ git clone
$ cd plotlydash-flask-tutorial
$ pipenv shell
$ pipenv update
$ flask run


Replace the values in .env.example with your values and rename this file to .env:

  • FLASK_APP: Entry point of your application (should be
  • FLASK_ENV: The environment to run your app in (either development or production).
  • SECRET_KEY: Randomly generated string of characters used to encrypt your app's data.
  • LESS_BIN: Path to your local LESS installation via which lessc (optional for static assets).
  • ASSETS_DEBUG: Debug asset creation and bundling in development (optional).
  • LESS_RUN_IN_DEBUG: Debug LESS while in development (optional).
  • COMPRESSOR_DEBUG: Debug asset compression while in development (optional).

Remember never to commit secrets saved in .env files to Github.

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