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How To Build App Without Hardcoding The Data

Hello and thanks for all the hard work. I’ve been going through the tutorials and trying to see if I can incorporate Dash into some of our internal plotting tools.

One thing I noticed in all the tutorials is that there is a step where data is loaded through either hard-coding the values or hard-coding the url where data is located at for download. Is there a way to obtain data to build the plots that the user would interact with more dynamically?

Currently we have a Flask app running and each user will submit values, submit, and values are calculated in the back-end and displayed. I was hoping to be able to generate the Dash app plots with these generated values.

I tried to see if I could use the flask session to pass values around but I was not successful. Perhaps I was doing it wrong.


A few options: