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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)


enigma.js is an open source client library released by Qlik that communicates with Qlik Sense's Engine.

enigma.js is an unsupported library and delivered as EXPERIMENTAL by Qlik and may be subject to change or removed in future releases. While it would make sense to start using it, you must be aware that Qlik support will not be able to assist you if you run into issues.

enigma.js can be used both in a Node.js environment, as well as in a browser. As it's an exportable module, unlike Qlik's native APIs, which are hosted on your Qlik Sense server, it allows you to create projects that are portable and behave similarly on top of enigma.js.

As such, the configuration has to be a bit more detailed, which is explained on its open source documentation page that can be found at