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7. Making an Internal Dashboard for the Company

Federico Marani1 
London, UK

In this chapter we will build a dashboard for Booktime company employees on top of the Django admin interface. We will discuss why and how to do this, along with different types of users in the company.

We will cover these topics:
  • Configuring the admin interface

  • Adding admin views

  • Configuring users and permissions

  • Creating internal reports

  • Generating PDFs

Reasons to Use Django admin

In this chapter we are using the Django admin interface to demonstrate how customizable this app is. With only some basic customizations we are already able to manage our products and ...

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