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@grafana/runtime package

A library containing services, configurations etc. used to interact with the Grafana engine.

Classes

Class Description
DataSourceWithBackend Extend this class to implement a data source plugin that is depending on the Grafana backend API.
GrafanaBootConfig

Enumerations

Enumeration Description
EchoEventType Supported echo event types that can be sent via the EchoSrv.
HealthStatus Describes the current healt status of a data source plugin.
MetaAnalyticsEventName The meta analytics events that can be added to the echo service.

Functions

Function Description
getAngularLoader() Used to retrieve the AngularLoader that enables the use of Angular components within a React component.Please see the AngularComponent for a proper example.
getDataSourceSrv() Used to retrieve the DataSourceSrv that is the entry point for communicating with a datasource that is added as a plugin (both external and internal).
getEchoSrv() Used to retrieve the EchoSrv that can be used to report events to registered echo backends.
getLocationSrv() Used to retrieve the LocationSrv that can be used to automatically navigate the user to a new place in Grafana.
loadPluginCss(options) Use this to load css for a Grafana plugin by specifying a PluginCssOptions containing styling for the dark and the light theme.
toDataQueryError(err) Convert an object into a DataQueryError – if this is an HTTP response, it will put the correct values in the error filds
toDataQueryResponse(res) Parse the results from `/api/ds/query

Interfaces

Interface Description
AngularComponent Used to enable rendering of Angular components within a React component without losing proper typings.
AngularLoader Used to load an Angular component from the context of a React component. Please see the AngularComponent for a proper example.
BackendSrv Used to communicate via http(s) to a remote backend such as the Grafana backend, a datasource etc. The BackendSrv is using the Fetch API under the hood to handle all the communication.The request function can be used to perform a remote call by specifying a BackendSrvRequest. To make the BackendSrv a bit easier to use we have added a couple of shorthand functions that will use default values executing the request.
DashboardInfo Describes the basic dashboard information that can be passed as the meta analytics payload.
DashboardViewEventPayload Describes the payload of a dashboard view event.
DataRequestEventPayload Describes the payload of a data request event.
DataRequestInfo Describes the data request information passed as the meta analytics payload.
DataSourceSrv This is the entry point for communicating with a datasource that is added as a plugin (both external and internal). Via this service you will get access to the DataSourceApi that have a rich API for communicating with the datasource.
EchoBackend Describes echo backends that can be registered to receive of events.
EchoEvent Describes an echo event.
EchoMeta Describes the meta information that are sent together with each event.
EchoSrv Used to send events to all the registered backends. This should be accessed via the getEchoSrv() function. Will, by default, flush events to the backends every 10s or when the flush function is triggered.
HealthCheckResult Describes the payload returned when checking the health of a data source plugin.
LocationSrv If you need to automatically navigate the user to a new place in the application this should be done via the LocationSrv and it will make sure to update the application state accordingly.
LocationUpdate
MetaAnalyticsEvent Describes meta analytics event with predefined EchoEventType.MetaAnalytics type.
PluginCssOptions Option to specify a plugin css that should be applied for the dark and the light theme.
SizeMeta Describes a size with width/height
TemplateSrv Via the TemplateSrv consumers get access to all the available template variables that can be used within the current active dashboard.For a more in-depth description visit: https://grafana.com/docs/grafana/latest/reference/templating

Variables

Variable Description
config Use this to access the GrafanaBootConfig for the current running Grafana instance.
getBackendSrv Used to retrieve the BackendSrv that can be used to communicate via http(s) to a remote backend such as the Grafana backend, a datasource etc.
getLegacyAngularInjector (BETA) WARNING: this function provides a temporary way for plugins to access anything in the angular injector. While the migration from angular to react continues, there are a few options that do not yet have good alternatives. Note that use of this function will be removed in the future.
getTemplateSrv Used to retrieve the TemplateSrv that can be used to fetch available template variables.
registerEchoBackend Used to register echo backends that will receive Grafana echo events during application runtime.
reportMetaAnalytics Helper function to report meta analytics to the EchoSrv.

Type Aliases

Type Alias Description
BackendSrvRequest Used to initiate a remote call via the BackendSrv
MetaAnalyticsEventPayload Describes the meta analytics payload passed with the MetaAnalyticsEvent