Provide visualization dashboards on CKAN using WireCloud
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CKAN WireCloud dashboards

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CKAN view extension for the creation and display of resource data visualization dashboards through WireCloud embbeded dashboards.

With this extension you can create a view for a resource using WireCloud. You can set the view to load an existing dashboard or create a custom dashboard from the view form.

Requirements

You need the Oauth2 extension for CKAN in order to make this extension work.

Installation

To install ckanext-wirecloud_view:

  1. Activate your CKAN virtual environment, for example:

    . /usr/lib/ckan/default/bin/activate
    
  2. Install the ckanext-wirecloud_view Python package into your virtual environment:

    pip install ckanext-wirecloud_view
    
  3. Add wirecloud_view to the ckan.plugins setting in your CKAN config file (e.g. /etc/ckan/default/production.ini).

  4. Add proper values for the ckan.wirecloud_view.url and ckan.wirecloud_view.editor_dashboard settings in your CKAN config file:

    # URL of the WireCloud instance to use for creating the dashboards
    ckan.wirecloud_view.url = https://mashup.lab.fiware.org
    
    # ID of the dashboard/workspace to use for creating new visualization dashboards
    ckan.wirecloud_view.editor_dashboard = wirecloud/ckan-editor
  5. Restart CKAN. For example if you've deployed CKAN with Apache:

    sudo service apache2 graceful
    

Development Installation

To install ckanext-wirecloud_view for development, activate your CKAN virtualenv and do:

git clone https://github.com/conwetlab/ckanext-wirecloud_view.git
cd ckanext-wirecloud_view
python setup.py develop