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How can I use paho MQTT client and live update of dash?

Hi,

I want to receive data from MQTT broker using paho-mqtt library. I want to display data on a live graph using plotly.
I wrote already a small script and it receives json-data from MQTT. I can olsa run “live update” example from dash documentation. But I don’t know how can I combine these two processes and how can I display MQTT data?

Thanks.

Ok I solved my own question :slight_smile:

I was using client.loop_forever() function in paho mqtt library. This function is blocking and main thread doesn’t continue.
I used client.loop_start(). This function starts the loop in another thread and main thread can continue.