A dashboard can be customized by adding gadgets or dashboard items to it. You can extend this by building your own gadgets or dashboard items. The resources in this section will help you work with gadgets in JIRA. For example, you could write a JIRA gadget that shows the days remaining in a version on a dashboard.
If you've never worked with gadgets before, you may also want to read the Gadgets documentation. Note, dashboard items will eventually replace gadgets. To learn more about dashboard items, read our guides to building dashboard items below.
These guides provide rules and suggestions on how to develop dashboard items in JIRA:
These tutorials lead you through step-by-step development examples related to projects.