Rill's BI-as-code approach allows you to build and manage dashboards in a codeful way locally + integrate your analytics into other Git processes. This tutorial is a step by step guide that will help you install Rill, ingest sources, model data and deploy a dashboard online.
If you're looking for a place to get started, check out one of our example projects which cover a variety of sources and use cases.
rill on Mac or Linux (WSL for Windows users) using the installation script:
curl -s https://cdn.rilldata.com/install.sh | bash
Create your project
Start a new Rill project:
rill start my-rill-project
The Rill web app runs locally at
http://localhost:9009 and will create code files in the
Load and transform data
On the welcome screen, initialize an example project or load up Rill with your own data (use local files, cloud storage and/or database connections)
Use the app to transform your data (data models) and quickly generate visualizations (dashboards).
Deploy your dashboard
Once complete, you can deploy any Rill project with a dashboard to an authenticated hosted endpoint:
- Create a new Github repository on https://github.com/new and push your
my-rill-projectdirectory to it
- Setup continuous deployment from Github to Rill Cloud:
Share your dashboard
Projects on Rill Cloud are private by default. To invite others to explore your project, run:
rill user add