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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)

The Single configurator

To open the Single configurator tool, just click on the Single configurator menu option in the main Dev Hub screen.

This tool allows you to create mashup pages without having to write a single line of code! You can choose the application containing the objects you want to include in your mashup. The configurator will do all the heavy lifting for you. Drag and drop the objects to the main screen, select the desired settings, and Single configurator will return:

  • A URL that will point to the object.
  • An <iframe> code that can be used in an HTML file. This is useful when embedding objects into web pages.

The following simple but jaw-dropping example will be enough for me to show you how powerful this tool is.

Once you are in the Single configurator, select an existing application from the drop-down list on the left. I will use Customer Sales.qvf for...