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Mastering Qlik Sense

By : Juan Ignacio Vitantonio
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Mastering Qlik Sense

By: Juan Ignacio Vitantonio

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense is a powerful, self-servicing Business Intelligence tool for data discovery, analytics and visualization. It allows you to create personalized Business Intelligence solutions from raw data and get actionable insights from it. This book is your one-stop guide to mastering Qlik Sense, catering to all your organizational BI needs. You'll see how you can seamlessly navigate through tons of data from multiple sources and take advantage of the various APIs available in Qlik and its components for guided analytics. You'll also learn how to embed visualizations into your existing BI solutions and extend the capabilities of Qlik Sense to create new visualizations and dashboards that work across all platforms. We also cover other advanced concepts such as porting your Qlik View applications to Qlik Sense,and working with Qlik Cloud. Finally, you'll implement enterprise-wide security and access control for resources and data sources through practical examples. With the knowledge gained from this book, you'll have become the go-to expert in your organization when it comes to designing BI solutions using Qlik Sense.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Extension API

The Qlik Extension API consists of methods and properties to create custom visualization extensions in Qlik. This is a very powerful API, as it allows you to efficiently embed any JavaScript code, visualizations, or custom components into Qlik Sense and, using the property panel, to configure certain aspects of that extension.

Basic examples of use can be found as follows, which can help you get a better idea of how the Extension API can be leveraged within Qlik Sense.

Hello World using the Extension API

To illustrate an underlying implementation of an extension using the Extension API, the following example will print a Hello World! HTML element on to the screen:

define( [
function ( ) {
        return ...