Developers can use code widgets to implement all sorts of functionality and content within Yellowfin. Once you've followed our guide to creating a code widget and you're ready to create your own, you might also find these links useful.
More information within our wiki on the Resource object: The Resource Object
More information within our wiki about the Wdiget API: Widget API
More information within our wiki on the basics of Yellowfin plugin development: Plugin Development Basics
JavaDoc covering the parameters of the Code Widget Properties panel: developers.yellowfinbi.com/dev/data-transformation/etl-javadoc/ETL-Javadoc-v1.0/
Video widget example available on Github: github.com/YellowfinBI/VideoWidgetExample
Creating a code widget — detailed steps
When you're ready to get started with code widgets, follow this process:
- Write the back-end code.
- Write the front-end code.
- Customize the Code Widget Properties panel (optional).
- Bundle the code into a jar file, then upload it to Yellowfin.