Extend Rally With Apps
An app allows for the combination of data from more than one source into a single, integrated page within Rally. Rally offers custom apps and managed apps. A catalog of managed apps is available to Rally users. These managed apps can be easily installed in custom pages within Rally, or on your dashboard.
Use apps includes the following:
Create a custom page and add apps
- Hover over the tab where you want to create a page, then click the + New Page link.
- Enter a Name for the custom page and click Save. Your new custom page displays.
- Select a page layout option. You can always change this setting later.
- Click the Start adding apps link.
- Search or use the tree view to locate an app from the App Catalog window and click Add This App.
Edit custom page settings
Use the Customize Page menu to add additional apps to the page, share the page with other users in the workspace, copy the page, or change the layout:
Learn more about working with custom pages.
Use the gear icon at the top of each app to adjust settings or remove the app:
Click on the top blue bar of the app and drag the app into one of the columns. You can drag the app above or below any app that is currently in the column you are moving it to.
Each app has its own settings menu. Click the gear icon at the top of the app and select Edit Settings.
Use the Project section to select which projects to collect data from. The Follow Global Project Setting option will use the settings from the Project drop-down located in the upper-left corner of Rally.
The options present in the settings menu will vary based on the app. To view available settings and features for an app, click the name in the App Catalog listing below to navigate to the app's help page.
Click the gear icon at the top of the app and select Delete App.
Build custom queries
The Custom Grid and other apps provide the Query field in the settings menu. With this field, you can build custom queries that filter work items based on entries in various fields.
Learn more about building custom queries.
View custom code
Use the Custom HTML app to host custom app code. To view your custom source code for further editing and troubleshooting, click the gear icon at the top of a Custom HTML app and select View Source.
Adjust app height
To increase or decrease the vertical size of an app, click and drag the gripper icon at the bottom of of the pane:
Some apps, such as boards and custom apps, can automatically adjust the vertical space to display all visible data.
To enable this setting:
- Click the gear icon at the top of the app and select Edit Settings.
- In the app settings menu, select the Auto Height checkbox.
View full screen
You can run apps outside of the Rally application, allowing you to view the data full screen. To run an app outside of Rally, click the gear icon at the top of the app and select View Full Screen.
The Rally app catalog also contains customizable apps. You can install these apps to manipulate Rally data, use your own custom code, or access external web resources.
Install the Custom Grid app to sort and filter Rally data in a grid-based format:
The Query field in the app settings menu provides you with the ability to filter the data with SQL-style queries through the Rally Web Services API.
Install the Custom URL app to view external web resources or websites within a custom page: