This section illustrates how to build a report based on your implementation of the custom data source API – our custom communication protocol that allows you to retrieve already aggregated data from a server to Flexmonster Pivot.
The server is responsible for fetching data from a data source, as well as processing and aggregating it. Then the data is passed to Flexmonster Pivot in a ready-to-show format.
Advantages of the custom data source API:
To start using the custom data source API, you need to implement the API request handling on your server. We have prepared two sample servers where the handling of these requests is already implemented:
The following guide will walk you through implementing your own server:
Implementing the custom data source API server.