According to the current design, Dashboards consists of one or more Dashboard Charts. Each Dashboard Chart is configured to use a Dashboard Chart Source as a data source for generating chart data. New Dashboard Chart Sources can only be created by Administrator in Developer Mode.
We’ve introduced Account Balance Timeline as a Dashboard Chart Source in ERPNext Accounting module. frappe/erpnext#16411.
Do test it out and let us know your thoughts. We’d appreciate your feedback.
I think it is a good practice to stick to that principle for the development team in order to not loose focus. Maybe some day in the future when LTS versions are becoming more mature it may make sense to backport some features here and there.
I’m logged in as admin and I’ve enabled developer mode but I’m not sure how to prove that developer mode is actually working. The developer card doesn’t show up on my desktop but it does show up on the desktop of another user.
To be clear, the given example does work but I can’t seem to create a new custom chart source without going to a terminal and creating the js file manually. This doesn’t seem like the way it’s intended to work and I suspect something is broken for me.
What is it that you are trying to accomplish? Trying to use the Account Balance Timeline source to create a Dashboard Chart? Or trying to create a custom Dashboard Chart Source? You don’t have to be Administrator or switch the Developer Mode on for the former.