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Grafana plugin SDK for Go

The Grafana plugin SDK for Go enables building Grafana backend plugins using Go. The SDK provides a high-level framework with APIs, utilities and tooling that abstract away the details of the plugin protocol and RPC communication so plugin developers do not need to manage either.

The is a Go module that provides a set of Go packages that can be used to implement a backend plugin.


The SDK is still in development. The plugin protocol between Grafana and the plugin SDK is versioned separately and considered stable. However, there might be breaking changes introduced in the SDK. This means that plugins using an older version of the SDK should still work with Grafana, but might lose out on new features and capabilities introduced in the SDK.

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