Laravel 8 Highcharts Example Tutorial

WebSolutionStuff | Jul-02-2021 | Categories : Laravel PHP

Hello guys,

In this tutorial we will see laravel 8 highcharts example tutorial. you will learn how to implement a highcharts in laravel 8 using highchart js.using highcharts you can create interactive charts easily for your web projects. so, now we will see basic line chart using highcharts in laravel 8.

Highcharts is a javascript library, this library through we can use many charts like line charts, bar charts, pie charts, stock charts etc. Highcharts is a open source chart library.

For more information about highcharts : HighCharts Official Site.

A chart is a graphical representation for data visualization, in which "the data is represented by symbols, such as bars in a bar chart, lines in a line chart, or slices in a pie chart". so it's helpful in easy to understand.

So, let's start to implement Laravel 8 Highcharts Example Tutorial.

Step 1 : Add Routes

In this step add routes in web.php file 

use App\Http\Controllers\UserController;

Route::get('highchart', [UserController::class, 'highChart']);

 

Step 2 : Create Controller

Now in this step create  UserController in App\Http\Controllers path.

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use App\User;

class UserController extends Controller
{
    public function highChart()
    {
        $users = User::select(\DB::raw("COUNT(*) as count"))
                    ->whereYear('created_at', date('Y'))
                    ->groupBy(\DB::raw("Month(created_at)"))
                    ->pluck('count');                
        return view('index', compact('users'));
    }
}

 

Step 3 : Create Blade File

In step 3 create blade file for display Highcharts in frontside so create index file in below path. and copy and paste below code in your file.

resources/views/index.blade.php

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Laravel 8 Highcharts Example - websolutionstuff.com</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css">
</head>
<body style="border:1px solid red; margin:20px;">
<h1 class="text-center">Laravel 8 Highcharts Example - websolutionstuff.com</h1>
<div id="container"></div>
</body>
  
<script src="https://code.highcharts.com/highcharts.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
    var users =  <?php echo json_encode($users) ?>;
   
    Highcharts.chart('container', {
        title: {
            text: 'New User Records - 2021'
        },
        subtitle: {
            text: 'Source: websolutionstuff.com'
        },
         xAxis: {
            categories: ['Jan', 'Feb', 'Mar', 'Apr', 'May', 'Jun', 'Jul', 'Aug', 'Sep', 'Oct', 'Nov', 'Dec']
        },
        yAxis: {
            title: {
                text: 'Number of Users'
            }
        },
        legend: {
            layout: 'horizontal',
            align: 'center',
            verticalAlign: 'bottom'
        },
        plotOptions: {
            series: {
                allowPointSelect: true
            }
        },
        series: [{
            name: 'New Users',
            data: users
        }],
        responsive: {
            rules: [{
                condition: {
                    maxWidth: 500
                },
                chartOptions: {
                    legend: {
                        layout: 'horizontal',
                        align: 'center',
                        verticalAlign: 'bottom'
                    }
                }
            }]
        }
});
</script>
</html>

 

after that you will get output like below scheenshot.

Laravel 8 Highcharts Example

 

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