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Pentaho Data Integration 4 Cookbook by María Carina Roldán, Adrián Sergio Pulvirenti

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Populating a CDF dashboard with data coming from a PDI transformation

A dashboard is in its broad sense is an application that shows you visual indicators, for example, bar charts, traffic lights, or dials. A CDF dashboard is a dashboard created with the Community Dashboard Framework. CDF accepts many kinds of data sources being the output of a Kettle transformation being one of them.

In this recipe, you will create a very simple dashboard that shows this capability. You will type the name of a city and the dashboard will display graphically the 5-days forecast for that city. The forecast information will be obtained with the sample transformation explained in the introduction.

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In order to follow this recipe, you will need a minimal ...

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