Learning Splunk Web Framework

Key FeaturesWant to build rich applications on the Web using Splunk? This book will be your ultimate guide!Learn to use web framework components with the help of this highly practical, example-rich guidePerform excellent Splunk analytics on the Web using this easy-to-follow, step-by-step guideBook DescriptionBuilding rich applications on the Web using Splunk is now simpler than ever before with the Splunk Web Framework. It empowers developers to build their own web applications with custom dashboards, tables, charts, form searches, and other functionalities in the datasets at their disposal.The book will start with the fundamentals of the Splunk Web Framework, teaching you the secrets of building interesting and user-friendly applications. In the first application, you will learn to analyze and monitor traffic hitting the NASA website and learn to create dashboards for it. You will then learn additional, and more detailed, techniques to enhance the functionalities of the app such as dashboards and forms, editing simple XML, using simple XML extensions, tokens, post-process searches, dynamic drill-downs, the Splunk Web Framework and REST API, and much more. The second app will use historical stock market data and will create custom dashboards using Splunk Web Framework; the book will now cover important topics such as creating HTML dashboards, enhancing the visual appeal of the app using CSS, and moving your app with SplunkJS.The book will provide different and interesting examples instead of the usual "Log, Index, Search, and Graph," so that Splunk will be the first tool readers think of to resolve a problem.What you will learnMaster the fundamentals of Splunk Web FrameworkStart thinking of Splunk as a complete development platform to build user-friendly appsExtend the functionality of your apps using SimpleXML techniquesSet up dashboard layouts, navigation, and menus in your appsCreate simple dashboard elements including charts and tablesMaster the art of interacting with searches and dashboardsIntegrate SplunkJS to add visual appeal to your websiteAbout the AuthorWhen changing skill-sets and moving from business into the Information Technology field ten years ago, Vince Sesto saw the potential of doing things via technology and has continued to follow his passion to find better ways of doing so. Vince has worked with Splunk for the past four years, developing apps and reporting applications around Splunk, and now works hard to advocate its success. He has worked as a system engineer in big data companies and development departments where he has continuously supported, built, and developed with Splunk.LinkedIn - https://au.linkedin.com/in/vincesestoGuest Blog post - http://www.triswimcoach.com/ambassadors/vince-sesto/

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