In this user guide, you will find detailed descriptions and examples that
describe many common tasks that you can accomplish with Bokeh. To get started
with Bokeh, you should first completed the steps described in
See the First steps guides for quick tutorials that walk you
through Bokeh’s basic functionalities and concepts. This is the easiest
and quickest way to get going with Bokeh.
This user guide is arranged by topic:
Learn important foundational concepts about how Bokeh is organized.
Make different kinds of plots using the simple but flexible glyph
methods from the bokeh.plotting interface.
Provide data or subsets of data for plots and tables and share data
Combine multiple plots and widgets into specified layouts.
Handle categorical data with a variety of different techniques such
as bar charts, categorical heatmaps, visual dodging, and jitter.
Create network graph visualizations with configurable node and edge interactions.
Working with geographical data—Google Maps, GeoJSON, Tile Rendering.
Make interactive tools (like pan, zoom, select, and others) available
on your plots.
Customize every visual aspect of Bokeh plots—axes, grids, labels,
glyphs, and more.
Add informational annotations, such as labels, arrows, and legends to
Create more sophisticated interactions including widgets or linked
panning and selection.
Deploy the Bokeh Server to build and publish sophisticated data
Integrate with the Jupyter ecosystem.
Learn how to export Bokeh layouts as PNGs and SVGs.
Embed static or server-based Bokeh plots and widgets into HTML documents
in a variety of ways.
Use Bokeh’s capabilities from the command line with the bokeh
Add new capability to Bokeh with custom user extensions.
Improve performance for large datasets by using WebGL.
Use Bokeh together with libraries such as Datashader and HoloViews.
The user guide contains a lot of examples. They are as minimal as possible and
usually focus on highlighting one functionality or concept each. You can copy
and paste those examples into your own development environment. With only a
handful of exceptions, you will need no external libraries to run the examples.