Yellowfin provides a number of opportunities for developers to extend out of the box functionality using the plug-in framework. This allows for the creation of custom Data Transformation (ETL) steps, connectors to third-party API data sources, advanced functions for implementing custom calculations on top of a report data-set, the ability to create custom widgets for the Dashboard Canvas, custom data formatters and connectors and more.
Start here by reading an overview of the plug-in framework: Plugin Development Basics.
Read about each area of functionality in the following sections:
Custom Data Source Connectors
Create custom third-party connectors to extract data from a data source. Learn More
Custom Advanced Functions
Create your own advanced functions to be used in Yellowfin reports. Learn More
Use this guide to create your own custom formatters. Learn More
Custom Data Type Converters
Code your own data type converters with the help of this manual. Learn More
Custom Transformation Widgets
Build your own ETL widgets to be used in Yellowfin's Data Transformation module. Learn More
Generic Configuration UI
This section provides information on a generic API for configuration and persistence to plug-ins. Learn More