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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)

Capability API

The Capability API is a collection of Qlik JavaScript APIs that allow you to easily embed Qlik Sense objects and content into a web page or mashup. It can be subcategorized into the following sub-APIs:

  • Root API
  • App API
  • Bookmark API
  • Field API
  • Selection API
  • Variable API
  • Visualization API
  • Global API
  • Navigation API
  • Table API

It's important to note that the Capability API is dependent on RequireJS and AngularJS (1.5), and those libraries need to be loaded as well as to be able to use it.

Each API will be introduced by its namespace. Namespacing is a technique employed to avoid collisions with other objects or variables in the global namespace. It's also extremely useful for helping organize blocks of functionality in your application into easily manageable groups that can be uniquely identified.

To use the Capability API, you will need to load the Qlik Sense...