Using Bootstrap Modal with Splunk Simple XML
While working on a performance dashboard recently, I wanted an area to further explain the performance metric currently being displayed without taking up too much screen real estate. In the end, I ended up using a Bootstrap modal dialog to display the metric details when a user clicks an information icon. Here is the end result:
Step 1 – Add the Bootstrap modal markup to your dashboard
<row grouping=”2”> <chart id=”chart1”> … </chart> <html> <a href="#" id="btn1" class="btnModalInfo" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#desc1">…</a> <div class="modal fade" id="desc1"> <div class="modal-dialog"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"></div> <div class="modal-body">…</div> <div class="modal-footer">…</div> </div> </div> </div> </html> </row>
Add an icon to your app or add-on
The “icon” has become a de-facto standard element of content description; it helps users to discover relevant content with just a quick look and helps your content to stand out from other apps. Until now, due to packaging limitations, only content hosted directly on Splunk Apps supported the display of an icon.
As part of the user experience improvements we’ve made to Splunk Apps, we are introducing a new feature that allows you to attach an icon to externally hosted apps and add-ons.
To add an icon to your app: visit your app’s Edit page and look for the new option there.
Drag and drop your new icon into the box and click Update.
Based on my observations, apps …
Splunk Alerts and Charts on Your iPhone
Now Splunk is EVERYWHERE!
Push alerts and charts to your cellphone from your Splunk servers, when you’re on the beach. Get your Splunk data conveniently on the go. Available now!
EVERYWHERE is a one-way data push from firewalled splunk servers to mobile devices, via a cloud-based service run by Splunk or your own organization.
Not an official Splunk product, but a really useful skunkworks project.
Add a Tooltip to Simple XML Tables with Bootstrap and a Custom Cell Renderer
Here is the result:
Continue reading for the explanation or just go download the example on GitHub.
<form stylesheet="app_crash.css" script="app_crash.js">
The .css and .js files should …
The Splunk App for Unix 5.0 is finally here!
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Those of you who have been Splunk users for more than 4 years remember the glorious launch of the original Splunk App for Unix. Back in those days, the app shipped with the core product alongside the Splunk App for Windows and had some pretty cutting edge features, including knowledge, dashboards, and saved searches with out-of-the-box email alerts (we’re still sorry, Paul S.).
Well, it took a while for us to follow up that triumphant release, but wait no longer: the new app is finally here! And oh, what’s better, the app is FREE!!! Read on for the technical details of the app.…
Splunking jQuery Conference: drive user experience online and on site!
Last June, jQuery Foundation held their conference in beautiful Portland, Oregon. As a Diamond Sponsor, we wanted to build something that would be beneficial to the jQuery community part of our Splunk4Good initiatives. What’s better than Splunking the entire conference?
The goal is to capture client-side data (e.g. pageviews, link/button clicks, hovers), and build powerful analytics & visualizations in order to tackle the following business questions:
- Which topics are visitors most interested in?
- What are the top traffic sources for visitors who purchase tickets?
- How are visitors interacting with the site, including
Welcome to the new Splunk Apps site!
Hi All –
Many of you are familiar with Splunkbase, the site that has been host to both Splunk Answers Q&A and Splunk Apps. To date, Splunkbase has been a very popular resource, serving thousands of visitors daily. However, we’ve heard your feedback — the combination of the two was somewhat confusing and suboptimal. We listened, and what we’re delivering today is the result of your feedback.
I’m proud to announce the release of the new Splunk Apps site — a place to discover new content to extend the power of your Splunk deployment!
Our redesign and relaunch of the Splunk Apps site has two major goals—to improve the new content discovery experience and to enable our developers to …
New Keyword App
One of the most common requests I get from new customers is that they want to centrally collect all their machine generated time series data and search for a keyword like error or RuntimeException. Obviously Splunk can do this. Then, the next set of questions concern things like give me the top hosts or applications producing this keyword, show me a baseline of last week vs this week for this keyword, show me a slope line on the trend for this or any keyword(s), find outliers that go beyond the average occurrences for the keyword and then try to predict what may happen in the future.
To answer these questions and then some, I’ve created an app template that …
By the title of this post, many of you may assume that I am referring to network traffic. However, today’s topic is about monitoring vehicular traffic incidents or what some of us call accidents in most cases. I found a feed from http://cityrss.traffic.com/feeds that lists recent incidents for a known USA city if the city is used as the last part of the URL. The information returned explains the jam factor (how crowded the roads are), severity of the incident and its location. Armed with this information, I created a Splunk app around it and put it on Splunkbase for you to use. Instructions are provided on what text file to update to add or delete the cities you …
Visualizing Big Data with Splunk
To all .conf attendees, thank you for attending my presentation today. It was really heart-warming to see the strong support from you. The room reached full-occupancy within minutes!
To those that missed this session, there will be an encore session to talk about the internals of the concept viz app. We’ll look at the design and then dive straight into the codes:
Visualizing your Big Data
Thursday, Sept 13, 2012
11:45am -12:15 pm
See you tomorrow and we’ll see how far your BIG data take you in your journey!
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