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Sisense provides APIs and additional developer tools that let you interact with the Sisense platform.

These tools give you more options and flexibility for managing, enhancing and customizing the functionality and user experience of the Sisense platform.

To learn more, check out the available APIs and tools below.


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APIs

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JavaScript API

Use the JavaScript API to enhance your Sisense experience. Here are some examples of what you can do

using the API

:

  • Build new types of widgets
  • Tweak out-of-the-box visualizations to match the exact look and feel you
are looking for
  • Fine tune the application behavior for specific needs
    • need
    • Apply custom formatting

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    REST API

    Sisense provides a

    With the REST API

    that

    , you can

    use to

    perform many of the tasks available from the web interface, as well as additional advanced tasks.

    These include managing ElastiCubes, user and group management, white labeling, updating user roles, etc.

    You can use the API as follows:

    • Use the built-in API visualization tool, and execute direct API calls from your browser to your dashboards.
    • Call the API from outside the Sisense web environment, using your own development environment.  For example, you can create a python script that will add Sisense users in bulk. To call the API, you will need a security token.

     

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    Tasks include:

    • Managing ElastiCubes
    • Managing users and user groups
    • White labeling and branding
    • Updating user roles

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    Using the REST API

    REST API Reference

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    More Tools

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    ElastiCube Plugins

    Plugins let you add additional functionality to your ElastiCube builds, by adding .NET or Python code at the beginning and/or end of an ElastiCube build. Here are some examples:

    • Copy csv files from a remote location to your local machine before running an ElastiCube build.
    • Manipulate and rename csv or Excel files before importing them into the ElastiCube.
    • Send emails after a build finishes.

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    SQL RUNNER

    With the SQL Runner, you can extract data from ElastiCubes. You can use either the built-in SQL Runner, or your own tools to extract data and see the returned results.

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    Sisense Shell (PSM.EXE)

    With the Sisense Shell, you can execute ElastiCube-related commands using the Windows command line. Examples include:

    • Building an ElastiCube
    • Starting and stopping the ElastiCube
    • Changing a data source in the ElastiCube

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