build awesome charts directly from your ORM Entities

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2.0.0 2020-11-13 13:55 UTC

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Build awesome charts directly from ORM Entities, using MukadiChartJsBundle to create high quality chart mapped directly to your data model. MukadiChartJsBundle is an adaptation of the mukadi/chartjs-builder package for symfony, Here are some provided features:

  • a service for build chart from DQL queries
  • a service for build chart from Native SQL queries
  • a Twig extension for render chart in the view


Install the bundle via composer by running the following command:

php composer.phar require mukadi/chartjs-bundle

And run php bin/console assets:install for installing assets in the public web directory

Chart builder

The bundle provide two chart builders as service:

service class description
mukadi_chart_js.dql Mukadi\ChartJSBundle\Chart\Builder For building chart from a DQL query
mukadi_chart_js.native Mukadi\ChartJSBundle\Chart\NativeBuilder For building chart from a native SQL query

You can use chart builders like any other symfony service:

namespace App\Controller;

use Symfony\Bundle\FrameworkBundle\Controller\Controller;
use Mukadi\Chart\Utils\RandomColorFactory;
use Mukadi\ChartJSBundle\Chart\Builder
use Mukadi\Chart\Chart;

class AppController extends Controller{

    public function chart(Builder $builder) {
            ->query('SELECT COUNT(*) total, p.type FROM \App\Entity\Post p GROUP BY p.type')
                "backgroundColor" => RandomColorFactory::getRandomRGBAColors(6)

        $chart = $builder->buildChart('my_chart',Chart::PIE);
        return $this->render('chart.html.twig',[
            "chart" => $chart,

You can also pass a Doctrine\ORM\Query object instead of a DQL query. This allow you to use a repository to store your charts queries.

    $query = $this->getDoctrine()->getManager()->createQuery('SELECT COUNT(*) total, p.type FROM \App\Entity\Post p GROUP BY p.type');

                "backgroundColor" => RandomColorFactory::getRandomRGBAColors(6)

Please, see the mukadi/chartjs-builder documentation if you want to learn more about chart construction.

Render chart in twig template

In twig template use the dedicated function for chart rendering:

{{ mukadi_chart(chart) }}

Don't forget to include libraries in your page:

<script src="/bundles/mukadichartjs/Chart.bundle.min.js"></script>
<script src="/bundles/mukadichartjs/mukadi.chart.min.js"></script>

And that's all !