SQLFlow Widget - a javascript library that enables your web page to visualize the data lineage instantly.

2021/09/13 SQLFlow Widget Newsletter 1234 characters,About 4 minutes

SQLFlow Widget

SQLFlow Widget is a javascript library that enables your web page to visualize the data lineage instantly.

How to use SQLFlow Widget

  • create a simple html page
  • include jquery.min.js
  • include sqlflow.library.2.3.8.js
  • include index.js
  • add some javascript code on the html file to visualize table/column lineage

Scenario 1: Visualize the lineage of the SQL queries.

With SQLFlow Widget, you can create your own portal that accepts SQL queries from the end-user directly and show the data lineage content returned by the SQLFlow in specific sections on your web app.

Live demo site

Please check this page to see how it works.

Scenario 2: Show a specific table/column lineage graphics on the web page

SQLFlow enables you periodically ingest SQL queries and metadata from different sources and save the generated data lineage metadata for later use.

By using SQLFlow Widget, your web page can instantly show the lineage of a particular table/column by adding some javascript code.

Live demo site

Please check this page to see how it works.

Scenario 3: Package the data lineage file into a standalone web app

The data lineage generated by SQLFlow can be packaged with SQLFlow Widget and deployed to the end-users. The package includes one JS file, one CSS file, one HTML file and one JSON file that includes the data lineage.

The user can see the visualization of data lineage in a static web page without any connection to the SQLFlow.

Please check this article for more.

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