Google Pie Chart Integration in Laravel 8 Tutorial

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Inside this article, we will see the concept of Google Pie Chart Integration in Laravel 8. This article will be step by step graph integration.

Pie chart represents the information in very graphical view which provides the complete idea about data. We will use Google charts to add Pie chart into Laravel 8 application.

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Let’s get started.

Installation of Laravel Application

Laravel Installation can be done in two ways.

  • Laravel Installer
  • By using composer

Laravel Installer

To install Laravel via Laravel installer, we need to install it’s installer first. We need to make use of composer for that.

$ composer global require laravel/installer

This command will install laravel installer at system. This installation is at global scope, so you type command from any directory at terminal. To verify type the given command –

$ laravel

This command will open a command palette of Laravel Installer.

To create ad install laravel project in system,

$ laravel new blog

With the name of blog a laravel project will be created at your specified path.

By using composer

Alternatively, we can also install Laravel by Composer command create-project.

If your system doesn’t has composer Installed, Learn Composer Installation Steps.

Here is the complete command to create a laravel project-

$ composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

After following these steps we can install a Laravel application into system.

To start the development server of Laravel –

$ php artisan serve

This command outputs –

Starting Laravel development server:

Assuming laravel already installed at system.

Create Database & Connect

To create a database, either we can create via Manual tool of PhpMyadmin or by means of a mysql command.

CREATE DATABASE laravel_app;

To connect database with application, Open .env file from application root. Search for DB_ and update your details.


Create Model & Migration

We will consider users table to work with this Pie chart tutorial.

By default, you should see the users table migration (2014_10_12_000000_create_users_table.php inside /database/migrations folder) and User.php model in /app/Models.

We will work with these files.

Run Migration

Next, we need to create tables inside database.

$ php artisan migrate

This command will create tables inside database.

Dummy Data for Application

Here, you need to copy the given mysql query and run into sql tab of phpmyadmin.

-- Dumping data for table `users`

INSERT INTO `users` (`id`, `name`, `email`, `email_verified_at`, `password`, `remember_token`, `created_at`, `updated_at`) VALUES
(1, 'Emilie Mante', '', '2021-04-02 17:43:37', '$2y$10$92IXUNpkjO0rOQ5byMi.Ye4oKoEa3Ro9llC/.og/at2.uheWG/igi', 'Y3FP2DroH6', '2021-04-02 17:43:37', '2021-04-02 17:43:37'),
(2, 'Reyna Stroman II', '', '2021-04-02 17:43:37', '$2y$10$92IXUNpkjO0rOQ5byMi.Ye4oKoEa3Ro9llC/.og/at2.uheWG/igi', '8tDlUix4oY', '2021-02-26 17:43:37', '2021-02-26 17:43:37'),
(3, 'Prof. Lauriane Yost I', '', '2021-04-02 17:43:37', '$2y$10$92IXUNpkjO0rOQ5byMi.Ye4oKoEa3Ro9llC/.og/at2.uheWG/igi', 'z6nEz8FkN6', '2021-01-02 17:43:37', '2019-01-02 17:43:37'),
(4, 'Zelma Yundt', '', '2021-04-02 17:43:37', '$2y$10$92IXUNpkjO0rOQ5byMi.Ye4oKoEa3Ro9llC/.og/at2.uheWG/igi', 'RsOsNYIogy', '2021-04-02 17:43:37', '2018-04-02 17:43:37'),
(5, 'Hayley Lebsack', '', '2021-04-02 17:43:37', '$2y$10$92IXUNpkjO0rOQ5byMi.Ye4oKoEa3Ro9llC/.og/at2.uheWG/igi', '203SAe79eI', '2021-07-10 17:43:37', '2018-07-10 17:43:37'),
(6, 'Topmse Lebsack', '', '2021-01-02 17:43:37', '$2y$10$92IXUNpkjO0rOQ5byMi.Ye4oKoEa3Ro9llC/.og/at2.uheWG/igi', '203SAe79eI', '2021-01-10 17:43:37', '2018-01-10 17:43:37');

You will see something like this after this test data insertion.

Create Controller

Next, we need to create a controller file.

$ php artisan make:controller UserController

It will create a file UserController.php at /app/Http/Controllers folder.

Open UserController.php and write this complete code into it.


namespace App\Http\Controllers;

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

class UserController extends Controller
    public function index()
        $data['pieChart'] = User::select(\DB::raw("COUNT(*) as count"), \DB::raw("MONTHNAME(created_at) as month_name"))
        ->whereYear('created_at', date('Y'))
        return view('pie-chart', $data);

Create Blade Layout File

Go to /resources/views folder and create a file with name pie-chart.blade.php

Open pie-chart.blade.php and write this complete code into it.

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
    <title>Google Pie Chart Integration in Laravel 8</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="">
		<div class="container">
            <div id="pie-chart" style="width: 900px; height: 500px"></div> 
		<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
		<script type="text/javascript">
			google.charts.load('current', {'packages':['corechart']});
			function drawChart() {
			var data = google.visualization.arrayToDataTable([
				['Month Name', 'Registered User Count'],
					foreach($pieChart as $d) {
						echo "['".$d->month_name."', ".$d->count."],";
			  var options = {
				title: 'Users Detail',
				is3D: false,
			  var chart = new google.visualization.PieChart(document.getElementById('pie-chart'));
			  chart.draw(data, options);

Create Route

Open web.php from /routes folder and add this route into it.

# Add this to header
use App\Http\Controllers\UserController;


Route::get('pie-chart',[UserController::class, 'index']);

Application Testing

Open project to terminal and type the command to start development server

$ php artisan serve


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