Populating a CDF dashboard with data coming from a PDI transformation

A dashboard, 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, 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.

Getting ready

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

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